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“Grand Evening at the Grand” 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 #3 of 48 attractions in Galveston
Type: Operas
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Sweetwater, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Grand Evening at the Grand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I had never been there before but at a friend's urging we drove from Dallas for some musical entertainment. My friend selected seats upstairs and we were not disappointed. There is a warning at the box office that some seats are slightly obstructed but I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. It was a wonderful performance. The ushers were so kind. The building is both interesting and comfortable.

Visited November 2012
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Houston
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Always makes for a great evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We have been going to The Grand for over 20 years now. It is small enough so that there really aren't any bad seats. Parking is easy, tickets to shows are reasonable, lots of nice restaurants all around for a dinner and show evening. They have school performances for field trips also.

Visited March 2013
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Harker Heights, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great opera house!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We stumbled across this beauty after having lunch. We wanted to have a looks and for 2 bucks you won't be disappointed. Every seat in this opera house is a good seat. The tickets are very reasonable as well.

Visited May 2013
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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Architecture!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We walked by here and my husband commented on the arch outside and we decided to go inside. Only cost $2/person to do a self-guided tour. The building is beautiful. We happened to be there when no one else was around, so we were able to take photos sitting in the balcony seats for our album. Overall, enjoyed the photo opportunity and would visit here again.

Visited May 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 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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