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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

Sep 2 Ball Golden Tornadoes v. Brazoswood (Football)
Courville Stadium
Sep 9 Ball Golden Tornadoes v. Strake Jesuit (Football)
Courville Stadium
Sep 23 Ball Golden Tornadoes v. Texas City (Football)
Courville Stadium
Oct 14 Ball Golden Tornadoes v. Fort Bend Marshall (Football)
Courville Stadium
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
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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