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Galveston Museum Day 2022 – Free, BOGO Offers On January 29, 30!

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Galveston Museum Day 2022 – Nya Cultural Center is among the participating museums this year

Many of us know Galveston for its 32 miles of beaches on the Gulf Coast. But that’s just one of the many reasons to visit Galveston. Did you know that Galveston has a very rich collection of museums and attractions? Galveston Museum Day this weekend January 29th, January 30th is a great opportunity to learn about the history of Galveston Island while enjoying special museum rates!

Furthermore, this weekend also coincides with Galveston Restaurant Week where a lot of participating restaurants across Galveston are offering their own specials!

Galveston Museum Day 2022 – What to Expect?

Galveston Museum Day offers specials including free admission and buy-one-get-one deals at all of these participating museums listed below. Topics covered include WWII ships, railways, the Juneteenth legacy, and more! There is so much to learn and explore in Galveston, and a Galveston Museum day is a perfect start.

  1. Galveston Center for the Arts
  2. Galveston Children’s Museum at Moody Palace
  3. Galveston Maritime Museum
  4. Galveston Railroad Museum
  5. 1895 Moody Mansion
  6. Nia Cultural Center
  7. Ocean Star Marine Drilling Museum
  8. Rosenberg Library
  9. Brian Museum
  10. Grand Opera House 1894

Get all the details on what to expect at these museums and their exact displays for Galveston Museum Day 2022.

Details about the museums participating in Galveston Museum Day 2022

1. Galveston Center for the Arts

Galveston Arts Center Building

Explore the Galveston Center for the Arts, an independent, non-profit institution and art museum on the Galveston Strand that showcases cutting-edge modern art in a historic edifice. Check out more information about the Galveston Center for the Arts.

Location: 2127 Strand Street, Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: Free admission

2. Galveston Children’s Museum at Moody Palace

Children's Museum of Galveston

Discover the Galveston Children’s Museum, a unique, hands-on place where children can explore, investigate, create and learn. Check out more information about the Galveston Children’s Museum at the Moody Mansion.

Location: 2618 C Broadway Street, Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: BOGO – Buy one, get one free

3. Galveston Maritime Museum

Galveston Maritime Museum

Experience the USS Kavala, a World War II submarine, and the USS Stewart, a World War II escort destroyer, one of only two in the United States.

Find out more about the Galveston Naval Museum.

Location: 100 Sea Wolf Park Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77554
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: BOGO – Buy one, get one free

4. Galveston Railroad Museum

Galveston Railroad Museum

Explore 5 acres of train and railroad history, including a restored 1932 Art Deco warehouse. It is located at the start of the Strand Historic District. Train tickets are additional and are not part of the BOGO deal.

Check out more details about the Galveston Railroad Museum.

Location: 2602 Santa Fe Bell, Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: BOGO – Buy one, get one free

5. 1895 Moody’s Palace

Moody's Palace

On a self-guided audio tour of this beautifully restored and furnished 28,000-square-foot gem of the late 19th century, you’ll see lavish décor and gorgeous architecture while getting to know the Moody family.

Get more information about 1895 Moody Mansion

Location: 2618 Broadway Street Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: BOGO – Buy one, get one free

6. Nya Cultural Center

Nia Cultural Center

The stunning 5,000-square-foot piece of art depicting Black Independence in Galveston can be seen on the exterior of the building at the Juneteenth Legacy Project main art gallery. The gallery’s interior takes visitors on a journey through African American history from the 19th century to the present day. Sculptures and paintings by local black artists are on display, as well as a reflection room in the gallery. On 22nd Street and Strand Street, the Juneteenth Legacy headquarters is located.

Check more information about Nya Cultural Center

Location: 2211 Strand St Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: Free admission

7. Ocean Star Museum of Marine Drilling

Ocean Star Marine Drilling Museum

Take a fun, self-guided tour through the deck of the retired Ocean Star that now serves as a museum and educational facility. From geological exploration to drilling, to oil and gas production, you’ll see offshore drilling equipment, exhibits, and videos on three levels of your refurbished offshore drilling rig.

Find out more information about the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum

Location: 20y Street and Harborside, Galveston, Texas
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: BOGO – Buy one, get one free

8. Rosenberg Library

Rosenberg Library in Galveston

Check out the longest-running public library in the state. On the second level, the historic Grand Hallway features special performances by early Galveston and Galveston artists. Due to renovations, the fourth floor gallery is closed.

Get more details about the Rosenberg Library

Location: 2310 Seely Street, Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: Entry is free (closed on Sunday)

9. Bryan Museum

Bryan Museum in Galveston

Come see the longest continuously operating public library in the state. On the second level, the historic Grand Hallway features special performances by early Galveston and Galveston artists. Due to renovations, the fourth floor gallery is closed.

Check out more information about the Brian Museum

Location: 1315 21 Galveston St., TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: Entry is free (closed on Sunday)

10. The Grand Opera House in 1894

Grand Opera House 1894

Take a tour of the State Opera of Texas, which is one of the few theaters left from its era and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

20% discount on Mezzanine and Grand Class tickets for the following shows:

  • Doo Wop Project – Saturday 5 February 2022 at 8 pm
  • An Officer and a Gentleman – Saturday, March 19, 2022, at 3 pm and 8 pm
  • Cartoonists at the Queen – Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 4pm
  • Chass Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale – Friday, April 1, 2022, 8pm
  • Robb Lands – Sunday 3 April 2022 at 4 pm

Check more information about Grand Opera 1894

Location: 2020 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Museum Day Show 2022: Free rides on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday – Use promo code “Museum” to get 25% off tickets for Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock and Roll 2 + 20% off select upcoming shows. *

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