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Address: 2500 Seawall Boulevard, 25th and Seawall, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
Phone Number: (409) 221-0282
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Great way to see island

Loved this tour. We took first one of the morning. Guide was very informative. He shared about the changes island went through from early days to now. The history of houses... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Loved this tour. We took first one of the morning. Guide was very informative. He shared about the changes island went through from early days to now. The history of houses that have survived so many storms and how they continue to thrive today is great. It is priced to fit any budget. Loved seeing the history and helped to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Tour is a relaxing way to see some of the historical sites and homes. also give you a nice little Galveston history lesson! Tour guide was entertaining and interesting.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The tour only happens if there are at least 6 paying adults on the tour, and my friends & I were fortunate that several people showed up at almost the last minute. I wasn't sure what to expect, but the tour was truly interesting; you are driven around various neighborhoods, and the tour guide a great deal of history about... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I can't really rate this tour because we were unable to take it because it never showed up. We understood from the recorded message that the train might not run during "bad" weather, but that's so subjective...it was a gray, rainy day, but it was light rain and the train is covered. It also wasn't warm, but we had seen... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This tour is the best! If you want to get good photos take this tour. Very informative driver. Definately the one to take.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

For the $10 price of this tour, you could learn a lot about Galveston and Texas history at the same time as seeing some very historic and important places in the city of Galveston. Our tour guide and driver David was very informative and pointed out neat places to visit along the way. We are glad we didn't pass this... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The tour price was $10 per person plus tip and lasted about 75 minutes. The driver describes some fun facts of the island, but the residential portion of the ride seems a little too excessive. About 20 times during the tour, he said something like "this is a house that survived the major hurricane that came through". And there was... More 

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ABQ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Only $10 per person, open air trolley. John knew so much history and showed you so many interesting homes and sights. We took the tour on our first day of a week in Galveston. Excellent introduction to getting around.

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colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were in Galveston for 2 days prior to a cruise and wanted to take advantage of our time. We did this tour and it was great. It was $30 for our family of 4 (2 young children) and it was about an hour and fifteen minutes long. They take you around the island and tell you about the history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Great little tour only about an hour and a half. A must do on your visit ro hear and see a lot of the amazing history this island has. Beautiful architecture and sites. Take back a great appreciation of the history.

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