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Galveston, TX
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Moody Railroad Museum
25th and The Strand
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 765-5700
www.tamug.tamu.edu/rrmuseum

Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach service connects with the Texas Eagle at Longview. Service is provided by Lone Star Coaches.

Note: In the tables below, links appear in color. Click any address link to get driving directions from station. All links open in a separate window. Listings appear only as a convenience, are subject to change without notice and do not constitute endorsement.

POINTS OF INTEREST

The Strand Theatre
2317 Ships Mechanic Row - 3 blk SE
(409) 763-4591
Texas Seaport Museum and tall ship
Pier 21, No 8 - 5 blk NE (Harborside at 21st St)
(409) 763-1877
Daily 10am-5pm.
Galveston County Historical Museum
2219 Market St - 5 blk SE
(409) 766-2340
Ocean Star - Offshore Oil Rig and Museum
Harborside at 21st St - 6 blk NE (Pier 19)
(409) 766-STAR
Open daily 10am-4pm; admission $5.
The Grand 1894 Opera House
2020 Post Office St - 8 blk SE
(409) 765-1894
Moody Mansion and Museum
2618 Broadway St - 0.6 mi S
(409) 762-7668
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd - 1.5 mi E
(409) 772-1011
Ball High School
4115 Avenue O - 2.2 mi SW
(409) 766-5700
Lone Star Flight Museum
2002 Terminal Drive - 7.0 mi SW (near Galveston airport)
(409) 740-7722
Open daily 9am-5pm; admission $6.00. Featuring numerous World War II era aircraft.
Moody Gardens
1 Hope Blvd - 7.0 mi SW
1-800-582-4673
Aquarium, Rainforest Pyramid, Discovery Museum, 2 IMAX theaters
UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan 29 - Feb 9 Mardi Gras Galveston! (Festival)
various locations
Apr 14-17 FeatherFest (Birding)
various
Jun 4 AIA Sandcastle Competition (Festival)
East Beach
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
Use this form to get point-to-point directions:
Street address
City State
RENTAL CAR LOCATIONS

enterprise 4615 Fort Crockett Blvd - 003.4 mi SW
(409) 765-5665, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
enterprise 6000 Broadway St, Ste 110 - 003.6 mi W
(409) 740-0700, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
Hours: 7:30a-6:00p M-F, 9:00a-1:00p Sat.
Super Star Rent-a-Car 1021 61st St - 004.0 mi W
(409) 740-0000
thrifty 2001 61st St - 005.3 mi SW
(409) 744-4413, 1-800-THRIFTY
HOTELS

wyndham Tremont House 2300 Ships Mechanic Row - 000.03 blk SE
(409) 763-0300, 1-800-WYNDHAM
Harbor House - Pier 21 28 Pier 21 - 000.04 blk E (21st at Harborside)
(409) 763-3321
comfort 2300 Seawall Blvd - 001.4 mi S
(409) 762-1166, 1-800-228-5150
wyndham Galvez 2024 Seawall Blvd - 001.4 mi S
(409) 765-7721, 1-800-WYNDHAM
Historic hotel built in 1911.
laquinta 1402 Seawall Blvd - 002.0 mi SE
(409) 763-1224, 1-800-531-5900
hilton 5400 Seawall Blvd - 002.8 mi SW
(409) 744-5000, 1-800-HILTONS
Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
holiday on the Beach 5002 Seawall Blvd - 004.4 mi SW
(409) 740-3581, 1-800-HOLIDAY
Victorian Condo-Hotel 6300 Seawall Blvd - 005.4 mi SW
(409) 740-3555
Moody Gardens Hotel 7 Hope Boulevard - 005.7 mi SW
(409) 741-8484
howardj Suites 2525 Jones Dr - 006.4 mi SW
(409) 740-1155, 1-800-446-HOJO
LOCAL TRANSIT

Local Bus Island Transit
(409) 797-3900
Also operates 6-mile trolley system, serving Seawall Boulevard, 25th Street, downtown, the Strand District and areas of the Galveston Wharf.

Other Rail Texas Gulfliner
(713) 951-7951
Rail demonstration project on selected weekends, providing service between League City and Galveston.

Cruise Texas Cruise Ship Terminal (Pier 25)
25th & Harborside
(409) 765-9321
Home port for Carnival, Delta Queen, Princess, RiverBarge and Royal Caribbean cruise lines.

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

Galveston County Daily News  •  www.galvestondailynews.com
VISITOR INFORMATION

Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau 2428 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, TX 77550-7954
1-888-GAL-ISLE