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The Admiralty

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I want to live inside this store

This is easily the best sea/ocean store on the Island. They have so many unique things that you'll... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RiverBirch1967
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Galveston, Texas
A very unique and friendly shop

Really enjoyed this shop and the ladies who work there were super friendly and helpful. Seemed to... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2016
sheena50
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Austin, Texas
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4 weeks ago
“I want to live inside this store”
Dec 23, 2016
“A very unique and friendly shop”
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2221 Strand St, Old Galveston Square, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1965
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is easily the best sea/ocean store on the Island. They have so many unique things that you'll come away happy. Everyone there is so nice, too. The things in this store are not cheap tourist junk, but they are reasonably priced so everyone can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RiverBirch1967
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Really enjoyed this shop and the ladies who work there were super friendly and helpful. Seemed to really appreciate our business and I love our jeweled seahorse that we bought to commemorate our 32nd anniversary. Lots of unique items here that I have never seen...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank sheena50
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Although I agree with the earlier reviews about the items for sale in this store (unique, fun, varied, etc), I continue to notice nagging problems with store management. I've shopped there about half a dozen times in the past year. My issues: (1) overcharging by...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite stores on the Strand. Most are kitschy or junky but this one has nice stuff at decent prices. I buy our t-shirts here and they are good quality. We wear them all year long. They also have nice ocean...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Ellen R
Reviewed April 20, 2016

We love shopping here when in town and always, always find something to bring home. Wall art, kitchen wares, and unique Christmas decorations. Excellent customer service and they always wrap items nicely to transport.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Terrie L
Reviewed March 30, 2016

There's plenty here to look at especially if you are looking for something to do with the beach. Lots of accessories for the home. Very nice things but not overly pricey.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed March 25, 2016

I loved this shop and my eight year old daughter did too! They definitely had unique items that I've never seen elsewhere. And the people in the shop were very friendly, just like the other reviewers mentioned. I also didn't go into immediate sticker shock...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank AllenSingleMom
Reviewed February 8, 2016

The only thing better than the fantastic selection of wonderful things in this shop is the people inside. We went in for the beautiful displays in the windows and stayed for the unique nautical theme merchandise, one of a kind jewelry, and the truly NICE...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Unique and one of a kind nautical store with high end decor to toys for children . Very friendly staff. Enjoyed browsing and found some neat gifts, too!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank krzykat
Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

One of the better shops on the strand in my opinion. The quality and assortment of goods is high, but the prices are more affordable than that of most of the surrounding boutiques. The staff is friendly too.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Nikkilennis
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