The Moody Mansion, also known as the Willis-Moody Mansion, is a historic residential building in Galveston, Texas located at 2618 Broadway Street. The thirty-one room Romanesque mansion was completed in 1895.
Another grand Broadway Beauty Galveston mansion, the 1895 Moody Mansion. Built for the Moody family, yes the well known banking and credit bureau company, members of the family lived in the home until 1986 and now you can tour this beautiful home.
“If you can only visit one of Galveston’s architectural treasures, the exquisite Bishop’s Palace is the one to see. Galveston’s grandest and best-known building, the Bishop’s Palace is an ornate delight of colored stone, intricately carved ornaments, rare woods, stained-glass windows, bronze dragons and other sculptures, luxury materials and furnishings, and impressive fireplaces from around the world (including one lined with pure silver!). Built by lawyer Colonel Walter Gresham and designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s premier architect, this Victorian castle was cited by the American Institute of Architects as one of the 100 most important buildings in America. The home was built from 1886 to 1892. For more info visit their website at galvestonhistory.org/sites/1892-bishops-palace Located at 1402 Broadway ”
“Historical home, one of the first brick structures in Texas built in 1859 and survived the 1900 storm.”
“Rainforest & Aquarium Pyramids, MG3D Theater, Zip Lining, Speed Exhibition, Paddlewheel boat, spa & golfing 18 mi”
“Take a leisurely, self-guided tour through the retired Ocean Star jack-up rig which now serves as a museum and educational facility. From geological exploration to drilling, to oil and gas production, you will see offshore drilling equipment, exhibits and videos on this refurbished offshore drilling rig. There are three floors within the museum that include scale models and interactive displays that visitors can explore through the self-guided tour, providing a close-up look at what life is like on a drilling rig. It houses some of the equipment that has been historically used to tap the vast natural energy resources beneath the world’s oceans. 2002 Wharf Road ”
“This elegant seafood restaurant, has been delighting diners since 1911. It offers wonderful Gulf views. If your a seafood purist, try their lump crabmeat broiled in butter.”