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Address: One Hope Blvd., Galveston Island, TX 77554
Phone Number: +1 800-582-4673
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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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Loved the rainforest

We visited the rainforest and aquarium pyramids. The rainforest was incredible, a full ecosystem with birds, fish, stingrays, turtles, and a Saki monkey. There were apparently... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the rainforest and aquarium pyramids. The rainforest was incredible, a full ecosystem with birds, fish, stingrays, turtles, and a Saki monkey. There were apparently more (a couple of sloths, etc) but resting somewhere in the rainforest. The aquarium was just about to be closed for renovations so many of the sea creatures had already been moved in preparation.... More 

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We visited both the Aquarium and the Rain Forest Pyramids. Both use nature to educate and excite visitors about conservation and wildlife. In the aquarium the children loved the sharks, penguins, and the python. We had a picnic lunch outside and then visited the rain forest with birds flying and calling all around.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

There are several attractions to see in Moody Gardens. There are different fees for each attraction. We chose the Rainforest Pyramid. It was ok. We have a child so we chose this Sponge Bob submarine movie and it was very cute!! They have a little place inside that sells natchos and drinks which are good.

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Galveston Island, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We have been season pass holders for years. When my grandson comes to visit he spends a lot of time at Moody Gardens. There is enough to do to keep him wanting to go back all Summer. He especially likes Palm Beach. He stayed with me for a week this Summer so I enrolled him in Pyramid Camp for 5/6... More 

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Elkhart
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We visited the Rain Forest Pyramid and it was a wonderful tour. Self-paced leisurely stroll for Seniors. Lots to see. The animals appear well cared for and the birds are beautiful. We were a little disappointed that the Aquarium Pyramid was closed for renovations. Would loved to tour it also.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This park is perfect for families with little kids or kids with special needs. In my case my youngest son is Autistic and this Water Park it is perfect to experience a water park due to: - It is small and it is not a too crowded - The water slides are not big and it is easy to ride... More 

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Pasadena, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Moody Gardens rain forest very educational, takes awhile to go thur but well worth it. Lots to see and learn. You have a question about anything just ask one of the assistance and they will give you all the answers. (Richard was very helpful). The 3d imax theater was great. Great White on the big screen. The price for the... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Visited here years ago when exhibits were state of the art. Today, alas, this is not the case other than in the rain forest pyramid. The aquarium had many empty tanks and nothing at all hands on for examination. Movies were okay but why pay all the cash to watch a movie. If you go don't buy the package. Get... More 

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gladewater
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A lot of different things to do, good if you have kids. Buy the pass to see it all cheaper. Right next to Schlitterbaun if that strikes your fance. The Moody Hotel is really nice and walking distance to most venues.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Moody Gardens offers quite a few opportunities for learning experiences for young children. They're great about conservation of marine animals, and educating the public about furthering such efforts. They also have fun interactive camps for most age groups centered around ecology. It's a great way to spend the day beating the heat. Each pyramid offers something different. Look online for... More 

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