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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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Interesting Tour

I learned some new facts on the tour that I hadn't know about Galveston and that is nice. A few too much pointing out of trees that had been cut after Ike and turned into statues.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
Elizabeth F
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I learned some new facts on the tour that I hadn't know about Galveston and that is nice. A few too much pointing out of trees that had been cut after Ike and turned into statues.

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Thank Elizabeth F
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

It's not a train......but was fun anyway. We did this tour on arrival and it was a very good way of getting our bearings. The tour lasted almost 2 hours, and we got to see a lot of the city, including the sea wall, beautiful homes, the tree sculptures ,down town and the port as well as the main landmarks.... More 

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Thank JenniferM54
Galveston Island, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The first time we went to tour there was only five people. Driver said there needed to be six. We offered to pay for the sixth and driver said he couldn't do that. Next time we went there was only five people and he did it anyway. The tour was interesting. We decided to do a private party for my... More 

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2 Thank Patty D
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Not exactly a train (that's a good thing). Excellent tour of old downtown, shipyard, and architecture of Galveston.

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Thank tcat007
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Tammy B
Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Brenda R
Oklahoma
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This tour starts at 9:30 by the pleasure pier. It takes you around the island and gives you historic information. This is where you can see the Bishop House and Moody Mansion. Only $10 what a deal!

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Thank sandi83
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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4 Thank Jon C
Wadsworth, Ohio
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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3 Thank elrickgirl
David A, Manager at Treasure Isle Tour Train, responded to this review

The recorded message stated the tour does not operate in the rain. It was raining and when you are going 15 miles an hour the (even if it is light rain) the rain soaks everyone and no one enjoys that. More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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