Take an hour long driving tour and discover Galveston's free state period. Topics of the tour include bootlegging, gambling, and prostitution. Sites on the tour include Rum Row, the site of the Balinese Room, and the Red Light District. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sin-city-of-the-south-tour-tickets-35097404281?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_event_email&utm_term=viewmyevent_button
Prohibition Tour and Free State Tour: Learn about Galveston's Free State period of history while enjoying Prohibition cocktails at 5 local bars. Each stop will include a topic about bootlegging, gambling, or prostitution. The price only includes the tour. Guests must be 21 years of age or older and are responsible for bar tabs and gratuity. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prohibition-and-free-state-tour-tickets-35148539227
Tour schedule: Sunday-Saturday at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. Overflow tours may be added if needed.
Closed in 2017 for: Some Sundays, New Years Day, Mardi Gras (Feb. 18, 19, 25, and 26), Easter, Lone Star Biker Rally (Nov. 2-5), Thanksgiving, Dickens on the Strand (Dec. 2 & 3), and Christmas.
Prices: Adults $12, Teenagers 13-17 $10, Children 6-12 $5, and Children 5 and under are free.
Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover
Reservations: Tours are by reservation only, and can be made by calling 409-789-9911.
Location: Tours depart from the back parking of the Galveston Visitor Center at Ashton Villa located at 2328 Broadway. For those without transportation, pick up from the Galvez, Tremont, Pier 21, Chamber of Commerce, and Bed and Breakfasts is available.
Van: Our 14 passenger van is climate controlled and tours are rain or shine.
Step On Bus Tours: Have a group coming on a charter bus or precinct bus? Let us be your guide! $5 person per person. Call to set up a day and time.
Private Tours: $150 per tour. Call to set up a day and time.
Monthly Tours: Each month features a different tour on a specific topic of Galveston history. These special once a month tours are $15 per person. They are held every Friday and/or Saturday of the month, and tour times vary. Guests can take any of the monthly tours at any time for $20 per person. Each month's tour will be posted to left.