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“Beautiful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Grand 1894 Opera House

Grand 1894 Opera House
2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
409/765-1894 or 800/821-1894
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Ranked #4 of 52 Activities in Galveston
Type: Operas, Performances
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Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This gorgeous old building was lovingly restored to its former grandeur. The volunteers are helpful and friendly. I promise you there are no bad seats within this opera house even if they offer a discount for "obstructed" views. The views are magnificent. If you get into a box seat, you get champagne with your tickets.

Visited April 2013
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Austin, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 attraction reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Fun evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The Opera House has been beautifully restored. We had tickets for an evening performance to see Jeanne Robertson, a comic. Our seats were on the third level so we were looking down at the stage. We could see and hear everything but if you are afraid of heights this is not the place to be. There are a lot of stairs and only one elevator that holds six people so I recommend you get to the theater at least 30 minutes early to avoid a wait if you must ride the elevator up. I thought it was well worth the price of the ticket to see a performance in the Opera House.

Visited April 2013
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Tulsa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great shows!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The shows we have seen at The Grand have always been fun and family-friendly. You can visit their website, www.thegrand.com, for a full schedule. We just saw Jeanne Robertson and she was a real hoot!

Visited April 2013
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“Great Venue for Entertainment in Galveston!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We have enjoyed numerous performances at the 1894 Opera House. We are seniors and most of the acts there appeal to us. Our top acts have been Neil Sedaka, Oakridge Boys and Sinbad. This venue is great for any type entertainment and you are very close to the action. Not a bad seat in the house!

Visited February 2013
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humble
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“Great Evening out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I take my daughter and mother here. They have very good concerts and plays. The atmosphere is nice as well. A nice evening out.

Visited October 2012
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