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1877 Tall Ship ELISSA

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Address: Texas Seaport Museum, Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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This was a fun stop. The ship was beautiful and well preserved. Easily accessible with a one year old. Great views of the bay as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun stop. The ship was beautiful and well preserved. Easily accessible with a one year old. Great views of the bay as well.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location. The location is perfect for 50 or so guests for wedding reception. The staff was very attentive.

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Rockwall, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

locals and doing all the repairs and maintenance. You admission price goes to restoration fund. definitely want to go if you are in Galveston

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Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured the Elissa and enjoyed it. We chose to read the signs rather than listen to the audio tour. The short movie about the rehab process of the Elissa was well worth the time. I truly appreciated the ability to leave and return the same day to spend more time in the museum.

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Alton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this great restored tall ship when you visit Galveston. It was amazing to see the 7 miles of rigging and to know it actually sails a few times per year. The volunteer hours of labor were apparent in this beautiful restoration.

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful restored cargo ship. You can tour the ship at your leisure. It's nice you can go under the deck and check out the captain's quarters. I was amazed how small the beds in the sleeping quarters were. I'm 6 foot 2 and I don't think I would fit. We did the boat tour and the Texas... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Elissa is really a sight to see for all ages. We got the harbor pass that was $20 a person for a boat tour (we saw dolphins, and learned some history) a tour through the museum, and a chance to explore the Elissa. Adults over 19 are $10 for the tour , 18 and under are $8 and children... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to the museum and the boat ride. And checked out the ship. Very nice place. Boat ride for dolphins was good too. Very worthwhile package

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did this for the first time over this past summer and it was nice to do something other than the usual lunch-beach-Moody Gardens. Entrance fee was minimal and climbing around the old ship was fun and exciting for the kids. Made me seasick just thinking of living on that ship for months at a time! :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

There was a 3 hour storm flood and we ate at Fishermans Wharf. Our table was right in front of this awesome Ship!! Would love to do the actual tour to hear The Elissa story.

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