Moody Mansion, Galveston

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#2 of 10 in Museums in Galveston
At Moody Mansion, visitors can tour the lavish structure that the prominent Moody family called home for many years. The four-story structure, completed in 1895, features original Moody artifacts. A self-guided audio tour will lead you through the mansion and provide a brief history of late-19th- and early-20th-century happenings in the city and state. You will also learn about the Moody family and their powerful financial empire, which extended to cotton, banking, insurance, ranching, and hotels. Using our custom trip planner, Galveston attractions like Moody Mansion can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a beautiful historic home that was the home of the Moody family, that were one of the major founding families of the City of Galveston. This home survived the 1900 hurricane and damage from...  more »
  • On a recent trip to explore the Houston, TX, area, we devoted two days to visiting Galveston. Being a fan of historic homes and grand furnishings, I had to visit here. (We also toured the Bishop’s...  more »
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  • I did the self guided tour with my 11-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter. All three of us loved it! The tour gave a fascinating look into their lives and I would do this again with anyone visiting us from out of town. 5 stars!
  • This is one of the most beautiful and well maintained old homes I have ever seen. The workmanship and beauty of the home is incredible. The old cars are cool, too! Great stopping point while you are in Galveston
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