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 drilling, geology, seismic, well servicing, and production. Following a leisurely tour inside the museum, visitors […]

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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 coastal flats that contain fascinating exhibits plus 3D IMAX Theatre. The Aquarium Pyramid, the largest […]

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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 century when the skiff, The Tarpon, began operating from Galveston Island. The Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry […]

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