Galveston Historical Foundation owns and operates many of Galveston Island‘s most beloved historic sites and attractions. GHF Properties & Attractions denoted with a * are also available for rental. For more information on al GHF properties & attractions, please contact our Historic Properties Rentals Manager, Lauraleigh Gourley, at 409-765-3402.
1605 33rd Street
Galveston’s oldest residence and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
One of Galveston’s beloved Victorian residences and home to Galveston icon Ms. Bettie Brown.
The Official Tall Ship of Texas and one of only three ships of her kind that still actively sails. Open daily to the public. Learn more here.
2704 Avenue O
Originally a social club for Germans and German speakers and part of Kempner Park.
Built for the Gresham family and a National Historic Landmark. One of Galveston Island’s most visited historic attractions. Learn more here.
2828 Market Street
First firehouse in Galveston to integrate with African American firemen. Learn more here.
3304 Market Street
One of the “handsomest and most substantial of its kind,” this site was originally owned by the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, commonly known as the “Katy”.
Administrative offices for GHF located in the oldest commercial building in Galveston.
Home to GHF’s Architectural Salvage Warehouse and staff offices. The building also houses other private businesses and non-profit offices.
50-foot twin-engine motor vessel used for harbor sight-seeing excursions. Learn more here.
Featuring three documentaries on early Galveston life and the Great Storm of 1900. Learn more here.
Home to the 1877 ELISSA and features numerous exhibits, a gift shop, and more. Learn more here.