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Address: One Hope Blvd., Galveston Island, TX 77554
Phone Number: +1 800-582-4673
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: Surrounded by vivid colors and wildlife from across the globe, you're...
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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Lots of activities by the pool during our dance convention. Kids had a blast. Restaurant was very good this year. Excellent service in the restaurant and indoor bar areas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Missouri City, Texas
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Missouri City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Lots of activities by the pool during our dance convention. Kids had a blast. Restaurant was very good this year. Excellent service in the restaurant and indoor bar areas. Parents enjoyed it too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had the chance to visit the the Aquarium on Galveston Island while I was there on business. I thoroughly enjoyed it and the staff was excellent. Plenty to see so at least plan on a couple of hours. Loved the penguin display.

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I've been to Moody Gardens many time, but have had a particularly good time when visiting with friends from Niigata Japan for the opening of the Festival of Lights. Niigata and Galveston have been sister cities for 50 years and Moody Gardens has helped celebrate that time. WE truly enjoyed the ice sculptures - can't wait to see what they... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We visited the Rainforest, Aquarium and Ice Age exhibits. The rainforest was very cool and fun to walk through. The aquarium was also very nice with lots to see, though if you've been somewhere like Sea World, you may be a little under impressed. Each of these "permanent" Pyramids took about an hour to walk through with reading plaques, etc.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We visited with 2 boys age 4 and 7. We visited on one day the Aquarium and Ice Age. The boys loved the animatronics In Ice Age. It was very cool but only a 20 minute display. The aquarium was very interesting (we were there for about 1 1/2 hrs). Two days later, we visited the Rainforest Pyramid (visited about... More 

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Newark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was very interesting with different exhibits. The 4D movie was outstanding, and well worth going to see. Although the paddlewheel boat was in dry dock, the exhibits on display were very interesting and informative. It was worth the admission price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My daughter, grandchildren & myself had a great time at Moody Gardens & the Aquarium. Very interactive...and much to see. Wasn't too overwhelming for the little one but plenty for the older grandchild & adults. And the 4D movie was soooo fun!!!!We had a great day at Moody Gardens & Aquarium!!!

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Moody Gardens is an exceptional site for anyone visiting Galveston. From the seawall to the Strand, much history is available, but Moody Gardens has exhibits, environments and educational tours that will enrich anyone, The only negative is better signage to find the park as you come northbound to I-45. We missed the obvious exit and drove way to far north... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

a joke do not waste money on ice age it's stuffed fakey animals rip off bought with groupon combo way over priced discovery should be free and I'm still disappointed.other pyramids not much better xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I had a really great time. I went there with my family. We went on a on a 3D ride an it was AWESOME I Highly recomende going here for vacation

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