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Address: 2328 Broadway, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 14097657834
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Ashton Villa is no longer open for tours.

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Great Wedding Venue

My Step-Daughter was married here and awesome place. Such history in the Villa and makes for a perfect bridal entrance down the stairway.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
txheartland54
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Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Step-Daughter was married here and awesome place. Such history in the Villa and makes for a perfect bridal entrance down the stairway.

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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402 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is one of my favorites to visit. It is not the most impressive mansion, but it is so simple and elegant that is commands attention. It has to be one you visit. The great story about how the city required the buildings be raised following the first disastrous hurricane is shown here. This is a brick structure that could... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 587 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Although the name sounds like it, this is not a English premier league soccer team! It's an impressive old building on Broadway Avenue on Galveston Island. Broadway features quite a number of imposing old houses, a number of which are now museums. Park your car on one of the side streets for free (check for signs, as the cops were... More 

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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We held our daughter's wedding here in June 2014. We rented the entire facility for a Saturday afternoon wedding and a reception dinner, and dancing. We enjoyed the facility. It is a bit quirky on what is allowed and where you are allowed to go. You are not allowed on the second or third floor areas except for the "loft"... More 

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Houston, Texas
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502 reviews
231 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Loved it here. Love the history. Love imagining the things that went on here. I can see the parties and socialites that gathered in this place. Beautiful and stunning architecture.

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Thank survivor5804
Humble, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Another great Victorian Mansion, if you can I advise going to Pier 21 and seeing "The Great Storm" you will get so much more out of the homes tours. You will understand why you only see half a fence and why the lower level of the home is now underground.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this attraction during our visit to the area last year. The name of it caught my eye but unfortunately there was no history to do with 007.

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Waco, Texas
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A part of the fiber and history of Galveston. Monument to the grandeur of Galveston's past. History buffs and antique lovers will be impressed. Children, maybe not so much.

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Stuart, Florida
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70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were fortunate to be able to go here for a tour the night before Halloween! The guides were awesome, they knew their history well! Delightfully spooky that night. Had a really good time here, enjoyed it thoroughly. Absolutely gorgeous...had to make reservations in advance and they filled up fast!

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Bedford, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Aston Villa was built in the 1800's and was the first brick house in Texas. The Galveston Historical Foundation saved the building some years ago but the entire house has not been restored due to the last storm damage. There are no tours of the house but the main floor is used for special events. The Galveston Island Visitor's Center... More 

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