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Moody Mansion, Galveston

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Historic Site · History Museum
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 historic home does provide one with a very interesting self guided tour. There is an audio tour that is available which gives a detailed description of each room. Take your time and enjoy it as....  more »
  • We very much enjoyed our visit here. We did the audio tour and listened to the Mary Moody track. It was informative and we marveled at the quality of the craftsmanship in the building. It was...  more »
  • 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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