Guided tour

Galveston: Historic Ports, Pirates & Architecture Tour

Galveston: Historic Ports, Pirates & Architecture Tour

From US$ 25 per person

Discover Galveston's historic East End and learn about the island city's colorful history with pirates and the devastating 1900 storm as you see fabulous mansions and the port.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Take a free souvenir photo
  • Admire the beautiful mansions of Galveston
  • Learn about Galveston's colorful and rich history
Full description
Explore the historic side og Galveston as you step aboard the coach for a comfortable ride around the island city. Learn all about Galveston's interesting history as you hear pirate stories and about the families that shaped the city. See the incredible mansions and main historic sights as well as the port of Galveston. Meet at the Galveston Experience Company and get your free souvenir photo to start your tour. Get on the 20-passenger, handicap accessible bus with flat screen audio/video presentation, dual A/C, leather seats with seatbelts. Drive past historic homes, the Port of Galveston, the Wharves, Pirate Jean Lafitte's Maison Rouge ruins, UTMB, the Strand, Post Office, and much more. For newcomers to the island of Galveston, this tour offers a great introduction to the Island and its rich history. Learn about Moody Mansion, the history of the Port of Galveston, check out Bishop's Palace, and tour through Galveston island.
  • 1-Hour tour around the historic east end of Galveston
  • 1 Souvenir photo
  • Free Parking
  • Hotel pickup
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour to get your free souvenir photo. Seawall traffic may be heavy during peak seasons.

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Product ID: 391236