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Pier 21 Theater

2100 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1656
+1 409-763-8808
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Heart Wrenching

One cannot visit Galveston without understanding the impact of hurricanes on the island. The short... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
dianel103
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Lake Placid, Florida
Cranky staff, expensive 20 minute mivie

The woman selling tickets definitely doesn’t like her job. Impatient with questions and rude. We... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
KevinW12350
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“great storm” (56 reviews)
“jean lafitte” (9 reviews)
“short film” (3 reviews)
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2100 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1656
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+1 409-763-8808
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

One cannot visit Galveston without understanding the impact of hurricanes on the island. The short film The Storm recounts the events of the hurricane of 1900. The impact is presented not simply in statistical data but in human terms. Thank God meteorology has come a...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

The woman selling tickets definitely doesn’t like her job. Impatient with questions and rude. We saw Lafitte movie which was fine but only 20 minutes long. We paid 12$ for that?!! Come on. 3$ each seems a fairer price.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Movie was very good. Lots of details, felt like you were going through it. Pen and ink drawings appropriate for the time.

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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

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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
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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
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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,

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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

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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
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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
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