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Moody Gardens

Address: One Hope Blvd., Galveston Island, TX 77554
Phone Number: +1 800-582-4673
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Surrounded by vivid colors and wildlife from across the globe, you're immediately engaged at the...
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Norwalk, CT
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25 reviews 25 reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Visited Moody Gardens on Feb. 22, 2015, and went to the Rain Forest attraction. (The deal here is to combine one of the attractions (either the rain forest or the aquarium) with a 3-D movie for $24.95. It was a Sunday but very uncrowded. It took maybe 90 minutes to traverse the exhibit, which is compact but beautifully arranged. The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We were touring with young family and had known from previous visits that the Aquarium was manageable for little, tiny feet. It is not huge, but it is well organized, thoughtfully designed and a perfect size for a relaxed visit - the stroller goes everywhere - no stairs. There are interactive displays with various (safe) marine life for the smaller... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Lovely Christmas event at moody gardens ... ice sculptures beautiful lights and music displays. Fantasic to walk around or jump on a tiny wee train to take u around. Warm donuts n a beer at the end. Bliss :)

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Woodstock, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We purchased 2 adult tickets $90 for the aquarium and the rainforest pyramids. The aquarium was by far the best. Rainforest was not as interesting and also very humid. Saw many interesting things that we have not seen before. I couldn't imagine going during the busy season as it would be hard to see some of the things.

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Rochester, MN
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

All the tropical plants are listed by scientific names. Along with plants, there many species of birds, fish, reptiles. It took about an hour to go through and the cost was $21.95 or $17.95 for seniors. Everything was very lush and well cared for.

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Austin, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place is so cool! You HAVE to go see the penguins!! Go through the greenhouse pyramid slowly or you'll miss things. And it's all fun even when it's super crowded! There are not enough words to say how fun this place was! Just GO!!

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Houston, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good for kids, Field trip, and family. One day pass is $59.95. AQUARIUM PYRAMID TICKETS/RAINFOREST PYRAMID TICKETS are $21.95 each for adult, $17.95 each for Child (4-12).

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San Antonio, TX
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We went on a Sunday morning just b u in tickets to the two pyramids. Although it is done up very well after the damage it sustained, I don't see the reasoning for only able to go through once. If I had wanted to see any of the keeper talks, this would have presented a problem. Some staff seemed uninterested... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Would recommend this to anyone who loves Christmas. The lights were great and if your are elderly or have health issues you can go through it on a golf cart. Out guide was great. Will do this again next year.

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Moody3, Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you enjoyed the Festival of Lights and that you'll be back again next year. The 2015 Festival of Lights will be open November 14, 2015 through January 2, 2016. See you then! More 

San Marcos, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I have visited the Moody Gardens many times. This was a trip without our grandchildren (who we miss, with their giggles and wide eye discoveries). This was a quiet stroll through the rainforest, to visit the, scarlet ibis, two toe sloth, macaws etc. these animals and surroundings made me feel at home in the country of my birth. The sounds... More 

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Moody3, Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! The great thing about our attractions is that you can enjoy the experience differently each time you visit. It's great for both kids and adults! We agree with you that the family membership is a great way to enjoy all of the attractions year-round. It pays for itself in just two visits! We also... More 

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