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Grand 1894 Opera House

2020 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
+1 409-765-1894
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The Grand 1894 Opera House is a performing arts theatre presenting a year-round performance schedule. Performances include stars of stage and screen, music, dance, comedy, drama and more. The Grand is also available to rent for private events. The Grand 1894 Opera House is the official Opera House of the State of Texas as designated by the 73rd legislature. As an historic site, The Grand is also open Monday-Saturday from 9am-5pm for self-guided or guided tours. A fee is required for tours and guided tours require advance reservation. Group and senior rates may be available for some performances. To view The Grand's performance schedule, please visit The Grand online.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2020 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
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+1 409-765-1894
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"box seats"
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"intimate venue"
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"great acoustics"
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"beach boys"
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"historic theater"
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"box office"
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"beautiful restoration"
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"arlo guthrie"
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"jerry jeff walker"
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"great seats"
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"no bad seats"
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"self guided tour"
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"front row"
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"third floor"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a lovely time here seeing the symphony. Its an absolutely beautiful venue! We wore Sunday dresses, which seemed to fit in. Definitely recommended!

Thank CloCro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Limited tickets available on the internet but went anyway and purchased great tickets for Blood Sweat & Tears at the window. Fantastic seats for $55.00 each.

Thank Stan H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always love coming to shows here. They offer great variety. A great bargain. And every seat in the house has a great view. We have season tickets and love it! Please check it out!

Thank LauraLW123
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It reminded us of the movie Somewhere in Time with their fabulous opera house. The lights, the box seats, and pictures of the people that have performed there.

Thank Doug C
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We've toured or visited a number of the great opera houses of the world and this isn't one of them. But what it is is a community treasure, small but perfectly formed. It speaks volumes about the generation that built it and of those who've...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

We’ve seen many show here but the best part is the beauty of the architecture and the decor. It’s like stepping back in time. Many famous acts have come here through the years. The venue is great for music or plays. Don’t miss it!!!

Thank Yodatravel
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

I have been to the Grand for performances of all kinds of groups, musical, theatrical, you name it, This is the most beautiful venue in Texas (IMHO). Definitely worth a visit for a performance, or even just a tour. The Grand showcases world class talent...More

Thank Margaritaville3823
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

For an island our size we are truly lucky to have such a great venue where there are no bad seats. And one that gets such amazing shows. I always enjoy going to an event at The Grand.

Thank Bret L
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Grand1894OperaHouse, Marketing Director at Grand 1894 Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review!

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

Wonderful show. So well done. Everything was perfect the singing voices the sets the dancers. Loved watching all the action

Thank Patricia H
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Grand1894OperaHouse, Marketing Director at Grand 1894 Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you for your review - we've had so many wonderful comments on the technical theatre with this show, as well as the voices, acting content - truly an Amazing show!

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We did not see any shows here, but took a unguided tour. It is a fantastic venue that I would love to see a show at. It's a unique layout with two balconies and very intimate.

Thank Chuck H
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Grand1894OperaHouse, Marketing Director at Grand 1894 Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for touring our venue - we hope you can return and see a performance at The Grand!

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Kjunqueene
November 25, 2017|
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Response from travalingjack | Reviewed this property |
I've seen folks in ball caps and shorts seated next someone in a suit. It's been pretty casual every time I've been there. I usually wear nice jeans/slacks and a button up shirt and no ones tried to throw me out yet.
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Julie B
September 15, 2017|
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Response from Stinalr | Reviewed this property |
You can dress any way you feel like. Yes to shorts and a baseball cap. I personally would not ware a baseball cap an event like this.
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teetoddler
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Grand1894OperaHouse | Property representative |
Whoops - sorry, this question slipped through the cracks... I hope you enjoyed the show, and yes, jeans and shirt is fine for any of our performances!
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