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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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Nice attraction

Everything was closed except the rainforest pyramid but it was fun, not so big with a small collection of animal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
asmauliman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We won our tickets so I can't say if this would be an economically friendly place to visit, but it was so much fun! Our kids really enjoyed the museum and the aquarium. Several animals were not in their habitats at the time of our visit to the rain forest habitat. But we made the best of it. Great staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was closed except the rainforest pyramid but it was fun, not so big with a small collection of animal.

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chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to spend some quality time with the kids. The aquarium was closed, but we went to the rainforest and all of us really enjoyed. Worth our time and not terribly expensive

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St. Thomas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My father and I visited Moody Gardens as he suggested it based upon a visit last year. We purchased $50 in tickets and proceeded to the 3D film. It was a 15 minute film on Africa and was fair. We then proceeded to the aquarium, which was closed. We then walked to the other pyramid, also closed. The only other... More 

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opelousas, la
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The aquarium and rainforest pyramids were great! The kids loved it! We also did the Moody Gardens water park since Schiltterbahn was a little too big for them.

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Bernice, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our most enjoyable activities. We really enjoyed this. It was great. The aquarium was closed for construction. I'm sure it would have been as good. This is at the top of our list.

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Round Rock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this was fun, maybe a bit overpriced for what it was. We really enjoyed the rain forest pyramid. Really disappointed with the SpongeBob attraction, thought it was very silly even my kids didn't really care for it. The 3-D movies were fantastic! Those were totally worth it! We really enjoyed Palm Beach, perfect for young children. Only disappointment... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked Moody Gardens because it wasn't overcrowded and there was plenty of room to walk to your destination. I also liked how you can only pay for what you want to do. Every attraction is easy to get to, although there is a lot of walking involved. I did not use the shuttle that is provided. Overall, it is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not stay at the hotel but visited the pyramids. The aquarium was beautiful but a little confusing as to where to go, loved the rainforest but very hot in the summertime. The pricing is excessive for a family to tour all of the grounds for what you actually get to see.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Aquarium Pyramid is closed for refurbishment. The Rainforest Pyramid and the other pyramid are very interesting and fun. There are also big screen 45 minute documentary shows The butterfly house was also fun.

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