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Pier 21 Theater

2100 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1656
+1 409-763-8808
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The Great Storm could have been so much more.

I love reading about the Galveston storm of 1900 but was very disappointed in the 27 minute... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
White oak texas
Great Storm Movie = B

It should be better priced as a $5 deal for 27 minutes of an amateur documentary. We learned what... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Trabuco Canyon, California
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2100 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1656
+1 409-763-8808
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 12 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 27 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

1  Thank davidsusanh2016
Reviewed 28 July 2016

we saw both the Jean Lafitte movie and The Great Storm video and found them both the be very informative and worth the small amount of entrance fee.

1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Pier 21 theater was raved about by a local that we had talked to, so we decided to check it out. The girl at the admissions counter looked less than enthused to be there and looked like she'd rather be somewhere else. The background music...More

1  Thank Jennie3298
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We saw The Great Storm, a 25 minute movie about the 1900 Galveston hurricane. $6 per person was too much for what it was. It was my husband and I so we paid $12 and it reminded me of those cheesy movies you had to...More

1  Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Was told to make sure and check out this theater. We watched the Great Storm - it was a good history lesson and a short movie.

1  Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stopped in to see the movie on the 1900 hurricane. Ticket was $6 each, and the "movie" was about 25 minutes long. I say "movie" because it was essentially a slideshow. The explanations were good, and the script was enjoyable, but for the price,...More

Thank Brian M
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