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Galveston History Tour Guide

2215 Post Office Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
409 370-7350
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Ranked #19 of 52 Activities in Galveston
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Galveston History Tour Guide – Welcome and meet Galveston's only tour guide featured on the History Channel! With "feel like you were there" stories, see and learn about Galveston’s history with Electric Theatre Radio Hour Host George Douglas Lee. Your choice of tours: discover Galveston’s history during an easy 90 minute walk in Galveston’s historic downtown; or a private tour for two in a convertible; or an indoor (air conditioned!) slide and video presentation by your guide. Join Galveston native and historian, George Douglas Lee on a unique and personal trip into Galveston's past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Learned so many fascinating facts about Galveston's history,while thoroughly entertained by an energetic and uniquely humorous tourguide. All around great time and experience!

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

George Lee is a Galveston fixture who is informative and entertaining. We felt like old friends as he shared his wealth of insight to the history of Texas' first port city. Our tour started with our private showing of the History Channel show about the disastrous 1900 hurricane which features non-other than George Lee. We then piled into his Mustang... More

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Crystal Beach, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This 90 minute tour focuses mainly on the hurricane of 1900. A movie about it is shown first and then Mr. Lee takes you around in his convertible to visit a select few historic Galveston sites. He is a wealth of Galveston information, having been born and raised there. Although everything he shares is informative and interesting, I would have... More

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Not just any Galveston History Tour! No one does it better than George Lee. He covers things that others leave uncovered, and does it in such a riveting way you'll be stuck like glue and yearning for more. His mastery of what his customers really want to learn is refreshing. His delivery is not only educational but hilariously comedic! You... More

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Bohemia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

My husband, 12 yr. old daughter & myself had a wonderful time. There's nothing better than learning about history from a native who really loves his hometown and what he does. It was a breath of fresh air to be take a 'history class' and have lots of fun at the same time. Thank you George, you really enlightened us... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

George was so funny and entertaining! I loved the way he made history fun. We laughed the whole time and smiled for several hours afterward. Humor is great medicine! Don't miss this fun tour with George.

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