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Address: 2618 Broadway St., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409-762-7668
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This elegant late 19th-century mansion of red brick, limestone and terra...
This elegant late 19th-century mansion of red brick, limestone and terra cotta tile, houses a collection of decorative arts, silver and furnishings associated with the Moodys, one of the city's most prominent families.
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Moody Mansion in Galveston

Another beauty of the restored mansions in Galveston. Visit this first before Bishop's Palace -- you can get a reduced ticket price if you buy the tickets together. The mansion... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Colwich, Kansas, United States
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Colwich, Kansas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Another beauty of the restored mansions in Galveston. Visit this first before Bishop's Palace -- you can get a reduced ticket price if you buy the tickets together. The mansion has a guided tour. The docents are friendly and fairly knowledgeable, although their stories of the Moody family are a bit sugar-coated based on other history sources. The "spin" I... More 

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

There is an 18 person limit for each tour, and we were afraid we had missed it for the day. We called in and there was room for us. Our guide was pleasant, and informative. She kept us moving along, but I never felt like I had to hurry. All of the staff members were respectful and kind. The tour... More 

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It is not a mansion, just a big house. The staff is cold and the patrons arogant. The oleander garden was half dead. Don't waste your time or money.

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Houston, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Great tour of home.The home was very interesting and impressive. Its history is fascinating and offers a glimpse into Galveston;s past and the mark that the Moody family has had upon Galveston and Texas.

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Inola, Oklahoma
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great history and very well laid out with the original furniture. Maybe the 3rd floor will be open when we return. The house is beautiful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The good. This is a very large old Mansion on Broadway in Galveston .All room sizes were grand and elegant. Some were finished in the style of the 1880's. The History of the Mansion and the Moody family was well presented. The Moody name is on many things in Galveston. This tour is a money maker for the family. The... More 

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Freeport, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We enjoyed a tour of the Moody Mansion and were dazzled by the architectual details and history surrounding the home. We had a delightful tour guide who was full of insider information and involved everyone in the stories. We had two children in our group, and the Dosen managed to keep them engaged and interested during the entire hour tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

the tour guide was very knowledgeable and a pleasure to listen to. The history and the beautiful mansion were well worth the visit.

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Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Informative piece of US HISTORY and Moody family. Our tour guide was outstanding, detailed and entertaining throughout. This house is remarkable, full of rich history, detail and exquisite taste of decor..way before Martha Stewart lol. The craftsmanship alone is worth the tour, not to mention the house furnishings. If in Galveston and wanting a quick tour of historic properties this... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

While in Galveston one of our stops was the Mood Mansion Museum. On the tour we learned about the history of motor-vehicles on the island, more about the great storm, about the famous Mood family, and a few other interesting facts. The tour starts out in the Mood garage and then moves into the house. The basement was flooded out... More 

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