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Historic Port, Pirates and Architecture Bus Tour

This historic tour is conducted in a 20 passenger, handicap accessible bus with flat screen audio/video presentation, dual A/C, leather seats with seatbelts as you wind your way past historic homes, the Port of Galveston, the Wharves, Pirate Jean Lafitte's Maison Rouge ruins, UTMB, the Strand, Post Office, and much more. An excellent introduction to the Island and its colorful history.

per adult from




1 hour


Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Free Souvenir Photo
    • Free parking on non-Seawall side of the street between 12th and 19th Streets.
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4427

      Hear about the history of the Moody Mansion, the Moody family and their important role in Galveston History .

      Duration: 2 minutes

      Stop At: 1859 Ashton Villa, 2328 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4642

      Hear about the history of this beautiful mansion in it's role during the Civil War.

      Duration: 2 minutes

      Pass By: The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4717

      Hear the history of this building which was partially destroyed during the 1900 storm.

      Stop At: Port of Galveston, 123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550

      Learn about the history of Galveston Harbor and the importance to the economy today.

      Pass By: Jennie Sealy Hospital, Galveston, 712 Texas Ave, Galveston, TX 77555, USA

      Hear about the history of UTMB, and it's important role in the community today.

      Stop At: 1892 Bishop's Palace, 1402 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4938

      Details about the role Bishops palace played in the great storm of 1900, the history of this spectacular home, and the history over the years.

      Duration: 2 minutes

      Pass By: The Tremont House, 2300 Ship Mechanic Row St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

      Hear how the Mitchell's resurrected this historic Hotel, the hotel history and the many famous visitors over the years.

      Stop At: The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

      A tour of Post Office Street, including passing the Witchery, a view of the many water level markers from previous Galveston hurricanes, and a view of the Grand 1894 Opera House, with more images shown on the screen in the Bus.

      Duration: 2 minutes

      Pass By: Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Pl, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1479

      Learn about the history of rail in Galveston and the different types of rail on the Island and how they were used.

      Pass By: 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, 2200 Harborside Dr Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1667

      Learn about the ship and history of the 2nd oldest operational sailing vessel in the world, located right in Galveston.

      Pass By: Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, Harborside Drive & 20th St 20th Street at Harborside Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550

      Learn about the attraction.

      Pass By: The Strand, 2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633

      After stopping in front of legendary Pirate Jean Lafitte's Maison Rouge ruins on Harborside, we take a leisurely ride down the historic Strand in Galveston and hear about the historic buildings and their roles in the Civil War.

    • Departure Point :
      Galveston Experience Company, 1522 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Near public transportation
      • Stroller accessible
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
      • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
      • Non-related groups are kept six feet apart. If travelers do not have masks, we provide masks at no cost.
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by Galveston Experience Company

    Activity ID: V-157138P2

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