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You cannot come to Galveston and not come shopping here. They have ever souvenir you need. So... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Manitoba, Canada
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We had a small dog with us and asked if we could come in if we held him. They told us we were... read more

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2215 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7938
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All reviews souvenir shop rocking chairs hermit crabs watch the waves roll back porch pina colada frozen drinks great souvenir this place is huge beach toys view of the ocean adult beverages visiting galveston pleasure pier gifts breezeway deck
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot come to Galveston and not come shopping here. They have ever souvenir you need. So pretty! And you can have a beer and sit overlooking the water. What more do you need?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Momma080914
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a small dog with us and asked if we could come in if we held him. They told us we were welcome to do that and we spent almost an hour looking at all the things they had. We bought a little kit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TimBattleGroundWa
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Great collection of shells, a nice place to sit and watch the beach in the shade. Always crowded so be prepared.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wmcbryde21
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Murdoch's is where you want to go if you need a souvenir, a shirt, a beer, whatever you want. Be sure to go sit on their deck and watch the waves roll in, it is very relaxing!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LEMMAR1968
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This place has a large selection of tourist paraphernalia. Coffee mugs, t-shirts, plaques and trinkets. I was surprised that the two sides were not identical as far as merchandise. It’s an elevated building so it provides shade for beach goers to get out of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Medcare2005
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is the best shop to spend some time in. Unique and cool beach and island items. You won't be able to help yourself and will have to buy something! Love all their items and its fun to just look. The store is huge and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Diane N
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

A stop at Murdoch's is a must for anyone visiting Galveston! The building is easily accessible since it's located right on the seawall and provides a nice little break from the heat and sun while browsing some interesting and unique souvenirs. Need to relax for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fashionable T
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Great place wonderful layout and even has the smallest bar I've ever seen! great souvenirs and other trinkets and the beach is wonderful. Good access and great parking system - 1 phone call and done. recommended for gifts and views and staff were excellent. and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SandcastleAndy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This place has all the souvenirs you can imagine. From the cheap (as in not well made) to the great deals! Got three really nice quality tee shirts. Lot's of neat home decor to look at. It's nice to sit on the deck and have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marie V
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I'm usually traveling with small kids, so we HAVE to get little souvenirs. Murdoch's is the place in Galveston to get souvenirs. They have everything you could want to memorialize your beach trip & not overpriced. We ended up with seashells, starfish, shark tooth necklace,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dianafranklin4
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1 November 2017|
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Response from Amy_Hewitt77 | Reviewed this property |
We parked on a side road and walked up to the shop. Not bad, just watch for no parking signs.
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25 June 2017|
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Response from TexieTucson-Az | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Go to their website
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7 August 2015|
Response from TexieTucson-Az | Reviewed this property |
Murdoch's is a gift shop, so there is no admission charge. You only pay for your purchases. Yes, young children will love looking at the various gifts. There's something for everyone, regardless of age.