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September 2020

Lost Galveston Live Lecture

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

For nearly 200 years, a permanent settlement at the mouth of Galveston Bay has welcomed pirates, sailors, immigrants, and visitors from around the world. As Galveston grew, its buildings were visible signs of the city's prosperity and the talent of its craftsmen. For many, this city was a gateway to America and an inspiration of what other communities in Texas and the Southwest would become. Although Galveston has thousands of historic buildings remaining, many have been lost to the elements…

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Basement to Attic Tour

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on September 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$30
Bishop's Palace Basement to Attic Tours

Offering participants a rare look into parts of the National Historic Landmark that are typically off-limits, the 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours feature Mrs. Gresham’s studio. An exclusive third-floor view to a truly one of a kind panoramic of the Gulf of Mexico. Tickets are limited to 8 total guests and are $30 per person. Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s…

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October 2020

Basement to Attic Tour

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on September 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$30
Bishop's Palace Basement to Attic Tours

Offering participants a rare look into parts of the National Historic Landmark that are typically off-limits, the 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours feature Mrs. Gresham’s studio. An exclusive third-floor view to a truly one of a kind panoramic of the Gulf of Mexico. Tickets are limited to 8 total guests and are $30 per person. Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s…

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Basement to Attic Tour

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on September 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$30
Bishop's Palace Basement to Attic Tours

Offering participants a rare look into parts of the National Historic Landmark that are typically off-limits, the 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours feature Mrs. Gresham’s studio. An exclusive third-floor view to a truly one of a kind panoramic of the Gulf of Mexico. Tickets are limited to 8 total guests and are $30 per person. Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s…

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Haunted Harbor Tours

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 31, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Galveston Historic Seaport, 2200 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$20
Haunted Harbor Tours

Galveston Bay's historic waters are tied directly to the beginnings of the island. On this special 90-minute tour, onboard Galveston Historical Foundation's SEAGULL II, guests will hear the haunted history of Galveston's harborside. These special cruises are BYOB.

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Galveston Ghost Stories

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 31, 2020 at 8:30 pm

1838 Menard House, 1605 33rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$40
Galveston Ghost Stories

Historic Galveston Island is no stranger to strange stories and occurrences. The oldest home on the island, the 1838 Menard House, serves as your host for a tour and talk of some of the island’s most haunted history. Complimentary beer and wine will be served on the porch before the tour.

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Galveston Ghost Stories

October 23 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 31, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 31, 2020 at 8:30 pm

1838 Menard House, 1605 33rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$40
Galveston Ghost Stories

Historic Galveston Island is no stranger to strange stories and occurrences. The oldest home on the island, the 1838 Menard House, serves as your host for a tour and talk of some of the island’s most haunted history. Complimentary beer and wine will be served on the porch before the tour.

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Moonlight Tours

October 23 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 31, 2020 at 8:30 pm

1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$40

The National Historic Landmark 1892 Bishop’s Palace takes on a new light with this special moonlight tour. Enjoy a guided tour of all floors, including the typically closed third floor, and learn the history of the building, the Gresham family, and more. Complimentary beer and wine will be served on the porch before the tour.

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Basement to Attic Tour

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$30
Bishop's Palace Basement to Attic Tours

Offering participants a rare look into parts of the National Historic Landmark that are typically off-limits, the 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours feature Mrs. Gresham’s studio. An exclusive third-floor view to a truly one of a kind panoramic of the Gulf of Mexico. Tickets are limited to 8 total guests and are $30 per person. Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s…

Find out more »

Haunted Harbor Tours

October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 31, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Galveston Historic Seaport, 2200 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
+ Google Map
$20
Haunted Harbor Tours

Galveston Bay's historic waters are tied directly to the beginnings of the island. On this special 90-minute tour, onboard Galveston Historical Foundation's SEAGULL II, guests will hear the haunted history of Galveston's harborside. These special cruises are BYOB.

Find out more »
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