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History tour

Found this very interesting. We visited the top floor of the museum first which housed a history of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dawn W
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We visit Elissa every time we are in Galveston.

Walk on board of the Elissa and step back in time! This beautiful old ship is one of 3 of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LEMMAR1968
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Coweta, Oklahoma
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

I was disappointed that they actually had the ship open for tours while repairing the entire from section. It was great otherwise as we were able to see the rest of the ship. We were confused though as we though the oil rig museum was included and when we told the lady about our experience, she let us in free. We toured the ships in San Diego so I was really excited but only disappointed with the repairs. Cool ship! And you pay for the seaport museum which is small and unexciting but includes a wealth of information. Oh, we thought the price was reasonable when we thought the oil rig museum was includes. Not so reasonable otherwise (for an entire family). In San Diego you get to see many ships and submarines for around $29 per person.

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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Our visit to the Elissa was good, this is a nice place to explore and dream about sailing on the high seas! While we were there, the ship was being repaired, but we still had plenty to see and do.

1  Thank worthy12
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Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

This is a very cool piece of history, and a must see for anyone interested in sailing! It's extremely educational and a great value. We went to see The Great Storm, and checked out the Elissa and maritime museum. Very inexpensive, and I just don't see how anyone couldn't find it completely interesting. Check it out!

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is an amazing ship and was such a fun place for our young captain wannabe's to explore and imagine sailing with pirates! The ship is under constant renovation and some places are not accessible. The sleeping quarters were open the day we were in and it is hard to imagine living on one of these ships for months at a time in the middle of the ocean! Hats off to all the volunteers who were working hard the day I visited in the humid 90 degree heat! Ticket includes the harbor tour, indoor museum and the "Elissa". Less than $10 and even less if you find coupons posted around the island.

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Even though we couldn't see the entire ship as she was under repair, we really enjoyed walking on her decks and hold. Would love to go back and see her under full sale one day. The exhibits in the museum were also worth viewing.

2  Thank TexKauai
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