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Fun Attractions and Things to Do in Galveston

Nestled along the beautiful Gulf Coast, Galveston Island is treasure trove of exciting tourist possibilities for the whole family. Spend an afternoon on unforgettable beaches or explore The Strand Historic District for local entertainment. From thrilling amusement parks like Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier to fascinating sites like the newly opened Bryan Museum, and long-time favorites Lone Star Flight Museum, Ocean Star Offshore Oil Rig Museum, 1877 Tall Ship Elisa and Texas Seaport Museum.   

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Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier at Galveston
Tap into your adventurous side by visiting the Galveston Island Pleasure Pier, packed with 16 rides and attractions like Iron Shark Roller Coaster, Pirate's Plunge, Galaxy Wheel and Sea Dragon. Select rides offer breathtaking views of the ocean and action on the pier. The historic Hotel Galvez & Spa is just a five-minute walk from the pier. 
2501 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77550
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The Bryan Museum, Texas
The Bryan Museum houses the largest collection of historical artifacts, documents and artwork relating to the Southwestern United States. The museum collection is comprised of 70,000 items, spanning 2,500 years, including treasures from ancient Native American cultural artifacts to 21st century pieces, rare German, French, Spanish and English documents, exquisite saddles, spurs, antique firearms, exceptionally rare maps and books, fine art, religious and folk art, portraits, and documents.
1315 21st Street, Galveston, Texas
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Moody Gardens at Galveston
The adventure never ends at this theme park that the whole family will love. See penguins and sharks up close at the Aquarium Pryamid, try your skills on the rope course, experience a 4D film or watch monkeys in their natural rainforest habitat.
1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77554
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Pier 21 at Galveston
As one of the hottest attractions in Galveston, Pier 21 offers jet boating tours through Suntime Water Sports, harbor tours, history at Pier 21 Theatre, and touring fun at the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa and Ocean Star Offshore Oil Rig Museum.
2100 Harborside Dr., Galveston, Texas 77550

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Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark at Galveston
Take a dip into the refreshing waters of this award-winning adventure park, packed with slides, rides and glides for the whole family! Schlitterbahn offers year-round admission, so you can enjoy a thrilling splash of fun at any time of year.
2026 Lockheed Road, Galveston, Texas 77554
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Grand 1894 Opera House, Texas
Don't miss a magical and exciting night of fun via fantastic shows hosted by the Grand 1894 Opera House. This historical theater has been entertaining since 1894 and currently features a selection of concerts, Broadway shows, national touring groups and international stars.
2020 Post Office St, Galveston, Texas 77550
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Historic Attractions at Texas

Historic Attractions

Step into history via tours of the historic Victorian Bishop's Palace and a 20 room tour of the Moody Mansion. In addition, be sure to explore the Texas Seaport Museum, Lone Star Flight Museum and Galveston Railroad Museum.
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Lone Star Flight Museum at Texas
History takes off before your eyes at this interactive attraction that explores the science and fun behind the magic of flight. Visit the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame and Warbird Flight Experiences or see a live airshow streaking across the Texas sky.
2002 Terminal Dr, Galveston, Texas 77554
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Pirate's Legends of the Gulf Coast at Texas
Enter the legendary world of the last buccaneers at this family experience like no other. The pirate-themed attraction features a ship captain's cabin with actors who help to tell the story of the notorious Jean Laffite and his swashbuckling crew.
2313 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Texas 77550

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Holiday Events in Galveston
This holiday season Galveston offers 50 straight days of holiday events as the island transforms into the “Winter Wonder Island” of Texas.
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