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Pier 21 Theater

2100 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1656
+1 409-763-8808
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Watch both movies for $10

Planned on only watching "The Great Storm" but because of our arrival time decided to also watch... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Laurel M
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Interesting Movie

Have seen some of the other reviews about the service. When we went all was good. Friendly people... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Mark H
via mobile
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2100 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1656
+1 409-763-8808
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Planned on only watching "The Great Storm" but because of our arrival time decided to also watch "Jean Lafitte". That movie was relatively interesting but "The Great Storm" was so well done. A sad story of the great hurricane of 1900 that destroyed so much...More

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Have seen some of the other reviews about the service. When we went all was good. Friendly people there, and at the next door museum with the Elissa. Watched the Great Storm movie. Was quite interesting. Not something for young kids however. Ours we're scared...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I have never been to a business where they make it so hard to do business. Our first attempt we made it on time but two in our party were parking so the cashier refused us. I asked her for directions on how to get...More

Thank Karinda B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It cost $6 to watch a 27 minute movie. It cost $4 to park for an hour. So $10 for 27 minute movie. Movie should be updated and longer. Just go to the library to learn about 1900 disaster,

Thank melscar_2000
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Disappointed, family had trouble finding the theatre and arrived just one minute before film began and cashier refused to sell us a ticket for safety reasons! After talking to her for a minute, telling her we running to get there and had already paid to...More

Thank G_T_R-4
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I love reading about the Galveston storm of 1900 but was very disappointed in the 27 minute documentary about the event. Felt very poorly put together and out of focus for the entire presentation. We also watched a documentary about the pirate era...again disappointing. The...More

Thank jtynerific
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It should be better priced as a $5 deal for 27 minutes of an amateur documentary. We learned what we wanted and rested after the long walk we had taken. Not interesting for young children in my opinion.

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Both films seem amateurish by today's standards and need to be updated. I've seen better documentaries on the Great Storm of 1900 on PBS and the History Channel. The films are mercifully short yet relatively expensive , almost has a tourist trap feel to it....More

Thank skw11018
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Venue was clean, staff was friendly but we really expected more. The films were short and cheaply made, not that informative.

Thank GypsyGirl1971
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Although this movie was interesting and showed the history of Galveston in that period, it is more of a slide type documentary. As the show began, the storm scenes could have been depicted better, but as the show ended, we thought it was good and...More

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