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Moody Gardens

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Address: 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8928
Phone Number: +1 800-582-4673
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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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family fun out of the sun

We purchased the day pass and it was worth it, the Aquarium is great, the Rain Forrest pyramid is also fantastic, and the Imax movies are always good. The other discovery pyramid... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The kids enjoyed all the attractions from the Rainforest to the Wave Pool to the movies (SpongeBob was a hit!). Our group of 15 ranged from 2 years old to 75 years young and no one had a dull moment. Loved it We were worried that the rain might put a damper on the visit, but it didn't. We played... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We purchased the day pass and it was worth it, the Aquarium is great, the Rain Forrest pyramid is also fantastic, and the Imax movies are always good. The other discovery pyramid is okay. The 4D movie is very short but lots of fun. We will go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the Rain forest pyramid and the aquarium. Our 5 year old loved the pyramid and spent quite a bit of time inside. It was a fun thing to do on a rainy day. We spent about 1 1/2 hours at the aquarium and 2 hrs at the pyramid-but they can be gone through in less time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The high point of my visit was having the scarlet ibis try to eat my shoelaces. We took the boat ride and found it to be relaxing. The two IMAX pictures were great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Brandon and the bell staff are dedicated to make guests feel at home and like family. We stay here about twice a year when we go on cruises. They keep our car and take us to and from the ship. This is a great place to stay.

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Hearne, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Charles and I drove through Moody Gardens, we stopped and took a few pictures. We passed the water park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the rainforest pyramid, it was educating and fun to learn about all the inhabitants that live in the rainforest. I made was introduced to monkeys and parrots. I went on a monday so it wasnt that crowded at all. It takes about an hour or so to go through the whole pyramid trail and... More 

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TheMoodyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thanks for your kind review! We're elated to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Rainforest. It's truly a beautiful and educational experience! We hope to see you on property again very soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent the day at Moody Gardens using a one day pass that we purchased online. The assistant manager Gilbert Lopez helped us to purchase our one day pass with our credit union code on our phone. For $46.00 each we were able to do several things like Ice Age 4D film, Discovery pyramid which is great... More 

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TheMoodyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl, We're so happy that you were able to experience all of Moody Gardens in your recent visit! Your descriptions of each attraction are spot on, we hope you enjoyed them all! We look forward to having you on property again very soon! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I were here on vacation. We were originally just going to go to the aquarium and zip line, but decided when we got there to do the day pass and go to the Rainforest too as well as a few other things that come with the pass. The aquarium was just ok, but it was still fun. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 days here and enjoyed all they have to offer. The Rain forest is really neat and educational. We really enjoyed the Birds of Prey exhibit as well as a cruise around the bay on the Colonel. We spent day two at the Palm Beach area and had a great time.

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