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Grand 1894 Opera House

2020 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
+1 409-765-1894
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The Grand 1894 Opera House is a performing arts theatre presenting a year-round performance schedule. Performances include stars of stage and screen, music, dance, comedy, drama and more. The Grand is also available to rent for private events. The Grand 1894 Opera House is the official Opera House of the State of Texas as designated by the 73rd legislature. As an historic site, The Grand is also open Monday-Saturday from 9am-5pm for self-guided or guided tours. A fee is required for tours and guided tours require advance reservation. Group and senior rates may be available for some performances. To view The Grand's performance schedule, please visit The Grand online.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“box seats” (9 reviews)
“texas tenors” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2020 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
+1 409-765-1894

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderfully restored 19th century opera house. Top notch live entertainment throughout the year. Several good restaurants in the immediate area.

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kinda chessey. Small after thought concession stand. Small seating. Quaint building. Symphony was just so so, would not go back to hear them again. Parking was a challenge.

Thank theram1954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here twice now and really enjoyed the architecture and the shows we saw. After looking at a list of upcoming shows we will defiantly be coming back a few more times.

Thank travalingjack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were lucky enough to get to tour this place for free. Not really sure why, but we weren't about to argue. A lot of beautiful restoration went into this place after numerous hurricanes destroyed some of it. I don't know if...More

Thank sweet_pack_fan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grand is THE place to enjoy an intimate concert. All seats are so close to the stage you can almost touch it and the price is always reasonable. Why drive to Houston for entertainment when we have the Grand?

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been going here for years to enjoy incredible entertainment in a very intimate environment. Most recently we saw the Beach Boys but have also seen Jerry Jeff Walker, Tommy Tune, Willie Nelson, The Oakridge Boys and the Temptations. The small...More

Thank BluffDwellers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Grand 1894 Opera House is a beautifully restored and intimate venue for any concert or production. From all three levels, you are have a very good view of the stage, which is really close. The Beach Boys, from my old hometown and high school...More

Thank FrederickBurg
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Great venue! Saw The Beach Boys, what a show, made even better by The Grand. Seating was a little tight, but comfortable. Staff was helpful and made sure people behaved. Sad some folks are so selfish and don't consider others with their actions. Parked in...More

Thank Walt W
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The Grand always brings in a variety of shows but The Beach Boys were one of the top shows we have seen. They did not have an intermission so it was one hour 50 minutes of non-stop great music! There are only a few bad...More

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A tour including a box luncheon was a highlight for a group visiting the facility during a conference

Thank 300rebecca
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Julie B
16 September 2017|
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Response from Stinalr | Reviewed this property |
You can dress any way you feel like. Yes to shorts and a baseball cap. I personally would not ware a baseball cap an event like this.
29 April 2017|
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Response from Grand1894OperaHouse | Property representative |
Whoops - sorry, this question slipped through the cracks... I hope you enjoyed the show, and yes, jeans and shirt is fine for any of our performances!
26 April 2017|
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Response from Grand1894OperaHouse | Property representative |
We don't have our own parking lot, so customers should utilize area paid parking lots. There is a large pay lot directly behind the theatre at 21st and Market streets, a parking garage also on Market at 21st on Northwest... More