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Moody Gardens

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1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8928
+1 800-582-4673
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Surrounded by vivid colors and wildlife from across the globe, you're immediately engaged at the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. Moments later, you're transported via state-of-the-art imagery and sound at the MG3D Theater with the world's first Giant Screen 6P Laser Projector on the largest screen in Texas. Then, the thrill of the Ropes Course and Zip Line, Speed Exhibition and Colonel Paddlewheel Boat awaits. And whether it's morning golf, a spa afternoon, a Palm Beach playdate, or a dreamy overnight hotel stay, take this moment and make it your own as you immerse yourself in some real quality time.
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1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8928
+1 800-582-4673

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Reviewed yesterday

This review is exclusively for the Festival of Lights. I took my family Thanksgiving night. It was a good experience. The lights were beautiful; my kids loved all the animal shaped lights. There were some areas where the music and the lights were coordinated. There...More

Thank torres07md
Reviewed 4 days ago

I took the grandchildren to see the ICE exhibit at Moody Gardens. You can order ticket online in advance. The exhibit was great, chilly fun. Bring gloves and a hat and wear socks! It's 9 degrees is there! It was like walking through a rainforest,...More

1  Thank happywanderer1
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Aquarium was great, love the hands on experience with the jelly fish, I thought all the exhibits were great but, don't pay for the picture they take as you enter. It was $16 and dark, not high quality at all !!! We took better...More

Thank slauramia
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This review is focused solely on the holiday attractions that Moody Gardens offers around Christmas. The Festival of Lights was pretty fantastic. You walk through the gardens where there are hundreds, possibly thousands of Christmas light features. There are numerous sections that are themed, such...More

1  Thank Codey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the Christmas Light Show at Moody Gardens last year - it was spectacular; and the word is that this year's show has even more lights. You will love it, your kids will love it and it makes for a great date night.

1  Thank 526kathyk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was sort of on cold side in AM so we went to tropical jungle pyramid at Moody Gardens! Was defiantly a rainforest environment! Warm & Humid! Lots of great things to see and think about! Educational also !

1  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the Iceland and the festival of lights. It's beautiful .. loved the carvings in Iceland it's so colourful and beautiful. It's a must visit!! Festival of lights was also amazing .. it's a beautiful treat for the eyes.

1  Thank Seema B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a not only a garden but a complex of entertainment, hotel, convention centre etc. There is an aquarium, a movie theatre, waterpark, thema park, a rainforest zoo etc. The location is near the water. The garden is very nice to visit and it's free...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned on only visiting the aquarium, when i showed my military ID with credit card, was informed that it was 'Military Monday", and we would be able to visit all attractions this day. Very good deal for military personnel. Enjoyed all areas, this is...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moody Gardens has expanded the facilities since the last time I visited (1999), but the overall fee is exactly the same. Same gift shop content. Same food options. Same attractions in the pyramids with the exception of the DaVinci exhibition. The exhibit was underwhelming, as...More

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19 November 2017|
Response from hawaiistomnd | Reviewed this property |
We have not seen any holiday shows yet this year but the magic show and the festival/trail of lights are must sees every year. Both are at Moody Gardens.
17 September 2017|
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Response from 526kathyk | Reviewed this property |
It is best to call and talk with a rep they are very helpful and want you to be happy (within reason of course).
10 August 2017|
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Response from TexasIsAstateOfMind | Reviewed this property |
I had a hard time getting my answer accepted, I edited the answer 5 of 6 times Because I had put their email address and 800 number. So looking over it after sending it is probably confusing on the number to call🤔 The 800... More