Moody Gardens

1 Hope Blvd., Galveston Island
Galveston, TX 77550
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  • Daily 10am-9pm
Home to a 10-story glassed rainforest pyramid, the center features an aquarium, "discovery" exhibits, traveling paddle boat, a palm beach, RideFilms and more.

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