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Historic Port, Pirates & Architecture Bus Tour

Galveston Experience Company

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This historic tour is conducted in a 20 passenger, handicap accessible bus with flat screen audio/video presentation, dual A/C, leather seats with seatbelts as you wind your way past historic homes, the Port of Galveston, the Wharves, Pirate Jean Lafitte's Maison Rouge ruins, UTMB, the Strand, Post Office, and much more. An excellent introduction to the Island and its colorful history.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4427

Hear about the history of the Moody Mansion, the Moody family and their important role in Galveston History .

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Ashton Villa, 2328 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4642

Hear about the history of this beautiful mansion in it's role during the Civil War.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Bishop's Palace, 1402 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4938

Details about the role Bishops palace played in the great storm of 1900, the history of this spectacular home, and the history over the years.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Port of Galveston, 123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550

Learn about the history of Galveston Harbor and the importance to the economy today.

Pass By: UTMB Health Jennie Sealy Hospital - Galveston, 712 Texas Ave, Galveston, TX 77555, USA

Hear about the history of UTMB, and it's important role in the community today.

Pass By: The Strand, 2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633

After stopping in front of legendary Pirate Jean Lafitte's Maison Rouge ruins on Harborside, we take a leisurely ride down the historic Strand in Galveston and hear about the historic buildings and their roles in the Civil War.

Pass By: The Tremont House, 2300 Ship Mechanic Row St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

Hear how the Mitchell's resurrected this historic Hotel, the hotel history and the many famous visitors over the years.

Stop At: The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

A tour of Post Office Street, including passing the Witchery, a view of the many water level markers from previous Galveston hurricanes, and a view of the Grand 1894 Opera House, with more images shown on the screen in the Bus.

Duration: 2 minutes

Pass By: Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Pl, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1479

Learn about the history of rail in Galveston and the different types of rail on the Island and how they were used.

Pass By: Texas Seaport Museum, Pier 21, Number 8, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550

Learn about the ship and history of the 2nd oldest operational sailing vessel in the world, located right in Galveston.

Pass By: Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, Harborside Drive & 20th St 20th Street at Harborside Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550

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Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Free parking at Visitors Center.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

1 hour

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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