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Choose from the following attractions:
1859 Ashton Villa Bolivar Ferry
David Taylor Classic Car Museum Galveston County Historical Museum
Galveston Island State Park Grand 1894 Opera House
Gulf Greyhound Park Jean LaFitte Marker
Lone Star Flight Museum Mardi Gras Museum
Moody Gardens Moody Mansion and Museum
Railroad Museum Seawolf Park
Stewart Beach Texas Seaport Museum
The Colonel Paddlewheeler The Strand Visitors Center

The Strand Visitors Center

2016 Strand in Galveston
Phone: 409 765-7834


Texas Seaport Museum

Pier 21 at Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 49 763-1877

Home of the 1877 tall ship, Elissa, which has been restored. See the computer database which contains the names of more than 130,000 immigrants who came into the USA through Galveston.


Mardi Gras Museum

23rd & Strand (3rd floor)
Galveston, TX
Phone: 409 763-1133

Please call for hours and admission.

This museum is a project of the Galveston Renaissance Foundation in cooperation with Galveston Historical Foundation.


1859 Ashton Villa

2328 Broadway
Galveston, TX
Phone: 409 762-3933 for more information

Built in 1859, Ashton Villa is one of Galveston's first great Broadway mansions. Open daily. Fee for admission


Galveston County Historical Museum

Shearn Moody Plaza Building
25th and Strand, Suite 4157

Galveston, TX
Phone: 409 766-2340
Please call for hours of operation


The Colonel Paddlewheeler

A Victorian styled paddlewheeler offers daily cruises and meals. Also featured are moonlight cruises.

One Hope Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77554
Phone: 409-744-4673
Toll-free: 800-582-4673


Bolivar Ferry

A free ferry service between Galveston and Port Bolivar (Hwy 87). You will have a fine view of Galveston harbor and other attractions. Call 409 763-2386 for more information

Phone: 409-795-2230


Lone Star Flight Museum

A fine collection of aircrafts of the 30's through the late 40's. Open 7 days a week except holidays. Fee for admission.

2002 Terminal Drive
P.O. Box 3099
Galveston, Texas 77552
Phone: 409-740-7722


Moody Gardens

Located on Hope Blvd. Near Schole Field on the west end of Galveston.

For information, please call 409 744-4673, ext. 200


Moody Mansion & Museum

2618 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 409 762-7668

A limestone and brick mansion built in 1894. Tours are available. Call for more information


Galveston Railroad Museum

housed in the former Santa Fe Railroad Depot at the end of Strand on 25th Street, you may see the largest collection of restored railroad cars in the entire southwest. Open daily. Fee for admission

2602 Santa Fe Place
Galveston, Texas 77550
Phone: 409 765-5700


Seawolf Park

located on Pelican Island via 51st street. This was once an immigrant quarantine station. Tours are now available.

Phone: 409-797-5114


Galveston Island State Park

2000 acres are available for day use and overnight. Reservations are required for overnight facilities.

14901 FM 3005
Galveston, Texas 77554
Phone: 409-737-1222


Stewart Beach

Beach park and family recreation area.

201 Seawall Blvd
6th & Seawall Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77550
Phone: 409-797-5182


Jean LaFitte Marker

1417 Water
Galveston, TX

Former home of Pirate Jean LaFitte while he lived on Galveston Island from 1817 to 1821.


Grand 1894 Opera House

2020 Postoffice Street
Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 409 765-1894
Toll-free: 800 821-1894

One of the most elegantly restored opera houses in the US. Please call for performance schedules and ticket information.


Gulf Greyhound Park

I-45 at exit 15
1000 FM 2004
La Marque, Texas 77568
Phone: 409-986-9500

The largest Greyhound racing track in the world. Races nightly except Monday. Please call for more information


David Taylor Classic Car Museum

1918 Mechanic St.
Galveston, TX
Phone: 409 765-6590

Restored cars of the 20's, 30's, 40's, and '50's.
as of 2012, it appears this attraction has been closed permanently


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