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Galveston Ghost Tour

Galveston Ghost Tour - Galveston, United States
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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: Galveston, United States

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$20.00

The stories that you’ll hear as we venture on our 1½ hour walking Ghost Tour, past the gilded mansions and palaces are only whispered about on Galveston. People here are too afraid to open a dialog with the dead… afraid to unlock the gates of hell ... More info ›

The stories that you’ll hear as we venture on our 1½ hour walking Ghost Tour, past the gilded mansions and palaces are only whispered about on Galveston. People here are too afraid to open a dialog with the dead… afraid to unlock the gates of hell. We’ll unravel the horrible, scary secrets that lurk inside the ghost sanctuaries… secrets kept for the past 150 years! We have researched stacks of photographs and letters from those who won’t stay dead! We dive warily into the haunted past and uncover the reasons why this unstoppable paranormal force still grips the island. Bring your garlic, crosses and silver bullets as we descend into the ghost hunt darkness. This Ghost tour is for believers and nonbelievers alike. You’ll turn from skeptic to ghost hunter and learn about Galveston’s unparalleled and fascinating paranormal history along way. This tour is appropriate for all ages. But beware, you may have to run fast…

very fast to escape the clutches of the ghosts.

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

Ashton Villa

The extremely wealthy eccentric Betty Brown’s spirit is forever roaming the elegant halls of Ashton Villa. Many have seen Betty wearing a turquoise dress and carrying a fan during lavish event held at the mansion. Even death can’t keep Betty from being the life of the party…and scare the guests half to death.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Open Gates Conference Center, 2419 Sealy St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

Sealy Mansion (Open Gates)

John Sealy wanted to the best for his family so, we decided to build them the largest and most lavish house on the Island. The children play room was in the attic and had a Broadway stage. To this day the children continue to perform for anyone brave enough to witness the stage doors opening and closing by themselves. Magnolia Sealy, the head of the household is seen wandering the halls too shy to speak with visitors.

Duration: 15 minutes

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Historic Red Light Tour of Galveston

Historic Red Light Tour of Galveston - Galveston, United States

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: Galveston, United States

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$25.00

Return to a time when the mob ran Galveston and their guests were treated as if they were family. When you crossed the bridge you enter "The Free State of Galveston," where the only rules were mob rules ... More info ›

Return to a time when the mob ran Galveston and their guests were treated as if they were family. When you crossed the bridge you enter "The Free State of Galveston," where the only rules were mob rules. The stars of the era were world class entertainers brought in to perform in the casinos, including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin. Everyone was enjoying their own "Vegas Dream" right here in Galveston.

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Stop At: Antique Warehouse, 423 25th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1701

Originally the Oleander Hotel in 1913. Listed in the Green Book as safe haven in the Jim Crow south. A place where the African American travelers could stay their journey to Galveston.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Maceo Spice & Import Company, 2706 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

The starting point of the Mace Empire. Formally Sam and Rosarrio first barber shop where they bootlegged wine and spirits for their thirsty guest.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Island Carriages, 2528 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

Formally the home of Molly Waters. One of the most famous houses on the island. Molly is Galveston's most infamous Madam as she retired a millionaire. The house is currently being restored.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Pl, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

At the height of the Red Light district, the railroad brought in 40,000 men a day all looking for love.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Storm on the Strand Ghost Tour

Storm on the Strand Ghost Tour - Galveston, United States

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: Galveston, United States

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$20.00

Galveston has seen a horrifying number of sudden deaths. An ungodly number of the islands dearly departed, well never departed ... More info ›

Galveston has seen a horrifying number of sudden deaths. An ungodly number of the islands dearly departed, well never departed. Their spirits are lurking in the shadows, alleys, staircases and stalk THE STRAND every day! The historic 19th century buildings on THE STRAND have become ghost sanctuaries. And the ghosts inside are just dying to meet you.

Join us on our 90 minute walking tour as we explore the fascinating paranormal happenings on the strand, the original street of horror. Hurricanes, war, fire, and epidemics! The pirate Jean Lafitte even turned the island into a den of thieves. Galveston has more ghosts than any other city in U.S.

Walking in the night, translucent figures will float by the windows. Shadows will suddenly appear and objects move of their own accord as we huddle closer to one another for are mutual protection. We never know what’s waiting for us around the corners. Beware and be scared! After all Galveston is nothing but “a cemetery with a beach attached.”

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Stop At: Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Pl, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1479

At its height this railroad station saw over 40,000 people a day on their way to Galveston's bars, casinos and brothels. An engineer by the name of William Watson would entertain the passing crowds by doing handstands on the cattle guard of the engines. One unfortunate day he SLIPPED and was immediately decapitated. A derby hat was still securely sitting on the head they found A MILE AWAY!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Tremont House, 2300 Ship Mechanic Row St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

SO many dignitaries, soldiers, politicians and even presidents have checked in… BUT SOME NEVER CHECKED OUT. Crying sobs are heard on the stairwells and in the halls. A Civil War soldier marches up and down the lobby in front of everybody to see. A little boy plays in the hotel rumored to be the ghost of a child run over outside the front of the hotel. One helpful ghost will even unpack for you!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022

Charles F. Coghlan a famous British actor sailed to Galveston to grace the stage of The Grand Opera House. But poor Charles died before the curtain was ever raised. What to do with this distinguished visitor’s body? While waiting for the answer THE GREAT STORM demolished the island and carried Charles coffin out to sea. It floated from Galveston to Prince Albert Sound before it finally made land…ABOUT A MILE FROM WHERE CHARLES WAS GOING TO RETIRE!

Duration: 10 minutes

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E-bike Island Adventure Tour

E-bike Island Adventure Tour - Galveston, United States

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Galveston, United States

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$75.00

One of a kind tour that showcases the history, wildlife, architecture, and local lifestyle that Galveston Island has to offer.

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

See this historic home and many other victorian homes

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Seawall, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX

Learn about the 1900 storm and experience the sights and sounds of real Galveston

Duration: 20 minutes

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One of a kind tour that showcases the history, wildlife, architecture, and local lifestyle that Galveston Island has to offer.

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

See this historic home and many other victorian homes

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Seawall, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX

Learn about the 1900 storm and experience the sights and sounds of real Galveston

Duration: 20 minutes

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Sand Castle Lesson in Galveston

Sand Castle Lesson in Galveston - Galveston, United States

Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$200.00

This is how the pros do it! Learning to make a sand castle or sculpture using these methods is a revelation to most! It's a fun and unique way to spend your time and can enhance your experience on the beach forever.

I will help you build an awesome sand castle on the beach of your choice! No experience necessary, all equipment provided. It could be a great one time experience that ends with a unique photo you can share, or the beginning of a lifelong passion for making art in a unique way ... More info ›

This is how the pros do it! Learning to make a sand castle or sculpture using these methods is a revelation to most! It's a fun and unique way to spend your time and can enhance your experience on the beach forever.

I will help you build an awesome sand castle on the beach of your choice! No experience necessary, all equipment provided. It could be a great one time experience that ends with a unique photo you can share, or the beginning of a lifelong passion for making art in a unique way. Expect to get sandy!

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Ghost Bus Tour in Galveston

Ghost Bus Tour in Galveston - Galveston, United States

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$25.00

The ONLY Ghost tour on a bus in Galveston. So, of course it's a Ghost BUS Tour with audio and video ... More info ›

The ONLY Ghost tour on a bus in Galveston. So, of course it's a Ghost BUS Tour with audio and video. Hear in the voices and words of those who had the experience themselves, and get a nice bit of Galveston history along the way!

We also offer Free WIFI, Free Cell Phone Charging and plenty of information and expertise to help you plan your stay on the Island.

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Stop At: 1522 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

You will meet your driver at 1522 Seawall Blvd, Galveston to begin the ghost tour

Pass By: The Spa at Hotel Galvez, 2024 Seawall Blvd A Wyndham Grand Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8029

Hear firsthand experiences of ghost sightings from around the hotel. We spend time in front of the hotel to get a good view of this important piece of Galveston history.

Pass By: 1880 Garten Verein, 2704 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6866

A view of this 1900 Storm Survivor, the history of the location, and details about the unique architecture. We stop in front of this beautiful structure to admire and learn the history.

Pass By: Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4427

After a stop in the Graveyard, we pass Moody Mansion, and hear the history and it's place in Galveston evolution.

Pass By: Ashton Villa, 2328 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4642

After passing the Sealy Mansion and haunted Gingerbread House, we hear about the family and haunted history of Ashton Villa

Pass By: 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, as well as an eye-witness ghost report and other haunted happenings at the Palace. We spend a few minutes here to get a view of this majestic home.

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

See ghostly videos from around the Strand, and her first-hand ghost stories in the voices and words of those who have had the paranormal experience.

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

Hear two possible explanations for the legendary "UTMB face" that keeps appearing on Bldg 71 at new locations, even after being sandblasted from the surface. See several images on the video screen in the Bus.

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.

Pass By: Mysticatz, 2021 Strand St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

Hear the haunted history of this location, and see one of many Orb videos taken by Mike and Cathy Catching, owners of Mysticatz. Also some very incredible "stick figure" images of a ghost in a chair. We pause for a bit here while the stories are told and the images shown on the TV monitor.

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

Hear how the Mitchell's resurrected this historic Hotel, the many famous visitors, and haunted history. Hear a story from a former night watchman in his own words, as well as a ghost girl story from the theatre just across from the Tremont.

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

We return to the Strand to view a video of Poltergeist activity, a lamp thrown from a counter, and painting flying off a wall at BLU, the former Panama Hotel. Followed by an incredible storm story from the Hutchins - Sealy Building.

Pass By: Haunted Mayfield Manor, 2313 Harborside Dr, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

Hear the haunted history of Mayfield Manor, formerly used as a morgue and home to some "Frankenstein" type experiments.

Pass By: 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: Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, 2501 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7955

As we head back to the Pleasure Pier, we hear first-hand stories from a former worker at Jackson Square, a historic look at the Texas Hero's monument, a ride through the Silk Stocking district, past the pleasure pier to Murdochs accompanied by images of all locations.

Pass By: Murdochs, 2215 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7938

Hear a story of paranormal activity at this famous Gift Shop from a former employee, in her own words and voice, and we pass by what remains of the famous Balinese Room, lost in Hurricane Ike in 2008.

Pass By: 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.

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