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Galveston Island Convention Center

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Address: 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5878
Phone Number:
+1 409-941-1010
10:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00

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Corvette expo

There was the annual corvette expo the weekend we were in town. There were quite a few vehicles out front for free viewing(mini car show) and a food court. But a fee was charged... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was the annual corvette expo the weekend we were in town. There were quite a few vehicles out front for free viewing(mini car show) and a food court. But a fee was charged to go inside where they had even more beautiful cars and parts for sell. Highly recommended

Thank MrsY0
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I was only a short-time attendee at a gymnastics event, but the Convention center appeared to be up to the task at hand. Excellent parking and a beautiful location, looking over the Seawall and the Gulf of Mexico.

Thank martire
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We attend ONI CON every year here (Halloween Weekend) and the convention center is always well kept! They provide plenty of ice cold water and plastic cups for the hundreds of attendees and the bathrooms are always clean and well supplied with toilet paper, etc. The views are wonderful and the windows have always been nice and clean. We love... More 

1 Thank newtonwhitney0
Arcadia, California
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176 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

There for a church convention, but visited the place early on the weekend. Crowed with body builders. The exhibition hall noise could be heard in our conference room. The place was very cold during the week.

1 Thank dynamitedon
Cedar Park, Texas
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was a great place to have a large gymnastic meet and I have been to many over 10 years . The locarion is great and pretty you can see the beach from the windows and place was very clean also and classy .

1 Thank michellec222016
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Conference rooms are okay. Would suggest providing pens and note pads/paper at large conference events.... I didn't have anything to write with had to borrow a pen from an attendee.

Thank Ramonica C
Galveston, Texas
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100 reviews
49 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had the GISD back to school convocation here this year. Lovely place. Nice rooms. Very well suited to our needs. And wifi!

1 Thank Father_Stephen
Wells, Maine
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Good space for events but need an in house eatery. Did a trade show here and was always thirsty and hungry.

1 Thank rt66mermaid
Alvin, Texas
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191 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Had prom here very nice place also saw a great magic show here overall a top notch facility clean bathroom and easy parking

1 Thank Scott S
Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This might be the largest event facility on the Island. Ideal for conventions located next to the Hilton Hotel on the Seawall.

1 Thank Raymond L

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