Galveston is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Galveston one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Galveston is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Galveston or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Galveston. Explore the historical monuments of Galveston with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Galveston guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Galveston page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Galveston landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Galveston.
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The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The five-block business district between 20th and 25th streets in downtown Galveston is the throbbing, vibrant entertainment and shopping heart of the island. Its success is at least partially owed to the place’s proximity to the harbour. The name is taken from the eponymous district in London, and you can sure see why… every building ...
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1402 Broadway Street, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
In the day, this grand old Hogwartsian building looks nothing but charming. Ornate, expansive and as Victorian as possible, the four floor house is just as cool inside as it is when viewed from outside. It’s touted to be one the USA’s top 10 buildings representative of the Victorian style. It was built by architect Nicolas Clayton for l...
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2328 Broadway Street, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
12:01 am - 12:00 am
In 2008, Hurricane Ike tore through Galveston and ravaged more than this hardy community – it tore down about 40000 trees, some of which were ancient and stalwart landmarks for the city. Donna Leibbert decided that these proud and dead giants needed to be honourably commemorated… so she launched a project to turn the most viable of the...
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2618 Broadway Street, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Narcissa Willis built this mansion against her family’s wishes and lived here, estranged from them, until she died (the locals will be happy to talk about the tragedy). But she left behind yet another of Galveston’s remarkable architectural heritage buildings. The Moody’s lived here till a hurricane struck in 1983. In 1986, the ho...
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2328 BroadwayGalveston, TX 77550
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
One of the first brick houses to be built in Texas, this 3-storey palace was also one of Galveston’s first grand houses. The eccentric Miss Bettie Brown, a princess of Texas lived here. Most of the influences and decor you’ll see on your visit are hers. It was built by slave labour, in Italian Victorian style. During the American Civil ...