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Galveston County Historical Museum

123 25th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
409 766 2340
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Ranked #36 of 48 attractions in Galveston
Type: History Museums
Most recent review
- Nov 13, 2013
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Elgin, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Go visit before touring the Island. They will answer your questions, make suggestions and tell you interesting facts.

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sarasota, florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Galveston is full of amazing history......one of the richest cities in the country at the turn of the 20th century, wiped out by the 1900 storm and the development of the Houston Ship Channel--Galveston today is a laid back tourist town with great beaches--and when the sun gets too hot, head down to the historic district to tour gorgeous homes... More

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fort worth
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

This place has some interesting things! I read about lit houses & here there is a lens from an old lit house!

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Germantown, MD
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Stop here first before touring. Made wonderful suggestions for lunch and things to do with bored teen.

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Dallas, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
3 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

I have enjoyed touring the Galveston County Historical Museum downtown in the past years. It was a rainy afternoon on a recent visit, so we decided to go spend some time at the museum. Much to our disappoint, there was sign in the window stating that the museum had been moved to a new location due to Hurricane Ike. If... More

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Waco, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2009

The Galveston County Historical Museum is a must, especially if you know nothing of the history of the area. It's free, it's air-conditioned and very informative. Great exhibits.

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