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Wonderful place

I used to go to Murdoch's with my grandparents when I was a child and on this visit I was taking my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bedias, Texas
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Something For Everyone

Murdochs is one of my favorite stops on Seawall Boulevard. There's something there for everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Frances J
Tucson, Arizona
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2215 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7938
+1 409-762-7478
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to go to Murdoch's with my grandparents when I was a child and on this visit I was taking my grandchildren. It has not changed, and I mean that in a good way. They have a huge selection of everything you need or...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Murdochs is one of my favorite stops on Seawall Boulevard. There's something there for everyone. It's separated into two shops connected by a walkway/breezeway where you can always find a seat to sit and watch the waves roll in, feel the fresh sea breeze blowing...More

Thank Frances J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is huge. We went right after lunch. The two year old couldn't stay long. You could spend a morning or afternoon here. Seating in the middle. Plus a bar. Drinks and snacks too. Everything you need whether it is a souvenir or beach accessories.

Thank April S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must stop for me and my family when visiting Galveston. Great souvenir shop with something for kids and adults of all ages. Prices are quite reasonable. My recommendation is to get something cold to drink or enjoy an ice cream while sitting on a...More

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Murdochs is pretty much the only souvenir shop you need to take your kids to. All kinds of shells, cheap beach toys, t shirts, etc. And your husband might even buy a genuine Hawaiian shirt! Mine did! So do your shopping, then go sit out...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being the last on the water souvenir shop in Galveston, Murdochs is a tradition. We spent more r hr an an hour sitting on their deck relaxing in a rocking chair enjoying the seabreeze. You can also grab a drink or two while taking in...More

Thank JTCWalker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Murdochs is a wonderful gift shop that is right on the Seawall, just a short walk across the street from the Hotel Galvez. They have a huge selection of Galveston souvenirs, including sea shells, t-shirts, ocean themed ornaments, wall hangings, cups, glasses, sandals, boogie boards,...More

Thank Wadester2u
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We went here with three kids and they loved it. Murdochs has so many cool things to look at it and is very well stocked. I found the prices to be on point and the employees were nice. This place is huge and there is...More

Thank FortWorth
Reviewed May 25, 2018

If youre traveling to Galveston and love the surf, you must sit on the deck at Murdochs. Its a great view. The store is very nice and clean and has a good choice for tshirts, beachwear, and beach decor. Its a nice store with quality...More

1  Thank P H
Reviewed May 10, 2018

This was our first visit to Galveston Island and we didn't have a lot of time. Murdochs was a gem of a place for fun souvenirs and a glimpse at the past.

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Darlene S
November 1, 2017|
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Response from Amy H | Reviewed this property |
We parked on a side road and walked up to the shop. Not bad, just watch for no parking signs.
Mollie N
June 24, 2017|
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Response from Frances J | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Go to their website
Glenn P
August 6, 2015|
Response from Frances J | Reviewed this property |
Murdoch's is a gift shop, so there is no admission charge. You only pay for your purchases. Yes, young children will love looking at the various gifts. There's something for everyone, regardless of age.