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Galveston Historical Foundation

Broadway Beauties Walking Tour

1895 Moody Mansion 2618 Broadway, Galveston, TX, United States

Stroll by twenty of Galveston’s most elegant mansions as we learn about their families, their impact on the city, and how a small group of gifted architects shaped the Galveston we know today. From the Moody Mansion on the west to the iconic Bishop’s Palace on the east and back, little detours will reveal hidden […]

$25

Sacred Places Walking Tour

1859 St. Joseph's Church 2202 Avenue K, Galveston, TX, United States

Visit a dozen of the most historic places of worship in the downtown area, as we learn the history of those denominations and their clergy, from Sumner Bacon, the first Presbyterian missionary in Texas who was denied a preaching license because he was illiterate, to Rabbi Henry Cohen, who funneled thousands of Jewish refugees into […]

$25

Broadway Beauties Walking Tour

1895 Moody Mansion 2618 Broadway, Galveston, TX, United States

Stroll by twenty of Galveston’s most elegant mansions as we learn about their families, their impact on the city, and how a small group of gifted architects shaped the Galveston we know today. From the Moody Mansion on the west to the iconic Bishop’s Palace on the east and back, little detours will reveal hidden […]

$25

Sacred Places Walking Tour

1859 St. Joseph's Church 2202 Avenue K, Galveston, TX, United States

Visit a dozen of the most historic places of worship in the downtown area, as we learn the history of those denominations and their clergy, from Sumner Bacon, the first Presbyterian missionary in Texas who was denied a preaching license because he was illiterate, to Rabbi Henry Cohen, who funneled thousands of Jewish refugees into […]

$25

Two Tons of Steel | Strand Summer Series

Saengerfest Park 2302 The Strand, Galveston, TX, United States

Music and movie nights on The Strand return with the 2024 Strand Summer Series! These free events welcome you to monthly evening events at Galveston Historical Foundation's Saengerfest Park and Hendley Green. Craft beer and wine will be available for sale along with a rotating list of on-site food trucks and vendors. Additionally, limited VIP […]

Roman Holiday | Strand Summer Series

Hendley Green 2028 Strand Street, Galveston, TX, United States

Music and movie nights on The Strand return with the 2024 Strand Summer Series! These free events welcome you to monthly evening events at Galveston Historical Foundation's Saengerfest Park and Hendley Green. Craft beer and wine will be available for sale along with a rotating list of on-site food trucks and vendors. Visit www.galvestonhistory.org/strandsummer for full details. […]

ELISSA Sail Training Orientation

Galveston Historic Seaport 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX, United States

Sail training on ELISSA gives the participants the once-in-a-lifetime chance to sail onboard a historic sailing ship from 1877 and literally, sail history! Don’t think you are a climber? No problem, we have needs for people of all abilities. ELISSA’s sail training is an adventure activity for people of all ages and abilities. Young and […]

Basement to Attic Tours of Bishop’s Palace

1892 Bishop's Palace 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX, United States

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.

$35

Basement to Attic Tours of Bishop’s Palace

1892 Bishop's Palace 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX, United States

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.

$35

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars | Strand Summer Series

Saengerfest Park 2302 The Strand, Galveston, TX, United States

Music and movie nights on The Strand return with the 2024 Strand Summer Series! These free events welcome you to monthly evening events at Galveston Historical Foundation's Saengerfest Park and Hendley Green. Craft beer and wine will be available for sale along with a rotating list of on-site food trucks and vendors. Additionally, limited VIP […]