Galveston Historic Tour 

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The 1900 Hurricane Tour

Take a tour of the 1900 Hurricane to kick off the start of hurricane season. The hour long driving tour covers stories of survival, surviving buildings, and sites of destroyed buildings. Sites include Ashton Villa, site of Isaac Cline's home, the Levy Building, Sacred Heart, Bishop's Palace, and more. Available dates are June 22, July 13, and July 20 at 3pm. Click the link to purchase tickets.

Sin City of the South Tour

Explore Galveston's Free State period from 1920-1958 with this hour long driving tour. Learn the history of gambling, bootlegging, and prostitution in Galveston.  Sites on the tour include the former site of the Balinese Room, the Falstaff Brewery, the Red Light District, and more. Date are August 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 3pm. Click the link for tickets.

Daily historic tour schedule: Sunday-Saturday at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.  Overflow tours may be added if needed.

Closed in 2019 for: Some Sundays, New Years Day, Mardi Gras (Feb. 23-24 and Mar. 2-3), Easter, Lone Star Biker Rally (Oct. 31-Nov. 3), Thanksgiving, Dickens on the Strand (Dec. 7-8), & Christmas.

Prices: Adults $12, Teenagers 13-17 $10, Children 6-12 $5, and Children 5 and under are free.

Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, 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.