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I Dream of Galveston: Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum

Three floors of models and interactive displays illustrate the story of offshore oil and gas from seismic technology to exploration and production. Scale models of production platforms, actual drill bits, and remotely-operated vehicles as well as videos and exhibits explain … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: The Moody Heritage

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… Moody Gardens Surprises abound at Moody Gardens, a 242-acre wonderland just off Interstate 45 northeast of Offats Bayou. Lush gardens surround the 242 acre complex, which features three shimmering glass pyramids rising from the … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Opera House, Flight Museum & more

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… The Grand 1894 Opera House One of the few remaining theaters of its era in Texas, The Grand, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. As further recognition of its … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Galveston Ferry & Railroad Museum

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… Galveston Island Ferry Drive aboard or park and walk onto the free ferry between Galveston and Port Bolivar. Ferry service has been a part of the Texas transportation system since the 19th … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Must-see Attractions

Following are some of our favorite Galveston attractions… 1859 Ashton Villa The first of Galveston’s great Broadway “palaces”, 1859 Ashton Villa set the standard for the magnificent homes that followed. It was the first brick house to be built in … Continue reading

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