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Restored to its turn of the century splendor, the 28,000 square-foot, four-story structure was completed in 1895. Today, our guests visit 20 rooms on a self-guided tour that depicts the home life of a powerful Texas family. The Moodys established...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2618 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4427
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I gave thousands of tours there when docents showed the house and gave an hour long talk about each room and the family. It makes me giggle when I read the recent reviews that the old ladies selling tickets are being mean to people. The...More
This was a very interesting tour. It was self guided audio. There were options for private tours. This was a very affordable activity. You get to learn the history of the Moody family as well as a lot of history about Galveston. The tour is...More
I have to admit that my wife wanted to see this mansion when we were in Galveston. However, I found it very interesting and I really enjoyed the tour. I don't think that small children would find this place very interesting.
The tour was only...More
I enjoyed seeing the cars used by the Moody Family in the garage. The rooms in the house were beautifully displayed and in great shape. The displays of clothes worn by the daughter of the original owner were well preserved. The audio sets were great....the...More
This was a very interesting place to visit. Beautiful grounds, impressive woodwork and original decor in this old mansion. Did the audio tour and learned a lot about the Galveston area and the Moody family. Very reasonable - Highly recommend!
My spouse and I enjoyed the self-guided tour of the Moody Mansion. The architecture is stunning. However, I only gave it 3 stars because the staff at the ticket sales desk were extremely rude. There were two old ladies selling tickets and giving overviews of...More
My family and I toured the mansion on March 11, 2019. It was beautiful to walk thru and see all the historic furnishings. The only disappointing part is that is not longer a guided tour. They hand you a radio to use thru the house....More