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Ghost Tours of Galveston

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Address: Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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+1 832-892-7419
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Original Strand Ghost Tour:Galveston's very first public,year round...

The Original Strand Ghost Tour:Galveston's very first public,year round walking ghost tour. Filled with history, mystery and legend. The #1 ghost tour in the state of Texas and the #2 most popular ghost tour in America! 100% fascinating! This tour meets on the steps of the Railroad Museum (25th and Strand Street) Mon-Sat. at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday at 6 p.m.; it is also the only all-year around tour.The Secret Society Cemetery Tour:Come and uncover the hidden and buried secrets of Galveston's very own residents!Time travel with us and walk through the lives of the strange and infamous of Galveston's haunted past. Truth is stranger than fiction! This tour meets at the entrance gate of the Old City Cemetery on 43rd and Broadway Street on Sat. and Sun. at 6 p.m.. Times and days are subject to change.For any inquiries, call our information line at (409) 877-1794. The price for both tours is $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 years old and younger. No reservation required( with a limit of 100 people per tour).

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Friday the 13th, full moon and fog. What a setting for a Ghost Tour! Dash was lots of fun and quite informative on the history of Galveston. We didn't see any ghosts, but it... read more

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Missouri City, Texas
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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friday the 13th, full moon and fog. What a setting for a Ghost Tour! Dash was lots of fun and quite informative on the history of Galveston. We didn't see any ghosts, but it didn't matter. Make sure you sign up for the Ghost Tour of Galveston. You won't regret it!

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Carmel, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst ghost tour we've ever had. The guide spent too much time trying to get her tablet adjusted. Then we stood on the sidewalk outside of a store as she gave a 1 hour talk on the history of Galveston - never once was the word "ghost" uttered. We already knew the history of the city & didn't need a... More 

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Houston, TX
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took this tour (slated for 2 hours) on a recent visit to Galveston, having enjoyed similar tours in other towns. The night we went on the tour, the Strand was enveloped in some of the densest fog I have ever seen, perfect for a spooky ghost tour! The tours first stop, and the only one we... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The group was too large. I'm not sure if that impacted the tour, but we stood in one place, on the steps of a building, for literally an hour listening to someone talk. She said there were a total of 4 stops on the 2-hour tour, which doesn't seem like much of a tour to me. We left after an... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were over from Scotland visiting my daughter in Houston. We decided to do the ghost tour and it was one of the highlights of our visit . The lady taking the tour was very informative and great fun. Everyone else on the tour was from Texas and made us feel so welcome. We would highly recommend... More 

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Brookeland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour would have been much more enjoyable if the tour guide was more eloquent and didn't joke around so much. We were expecting to be entertained with spooky stories and chilling tales. Not worth the money we paid just to hear the history of Galveston and look at pictures on her tablet.

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Mabank, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jordan was an incredible tour guide! Very knowledgeable and a fun personality as well! We learned more about Galveston in our 2 hrs than most people would probably learn in a school course classroom! Very cool! Thanks for a great tour!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first ghost tour, we were visiting from Fort Worth and wanted to include this in our visit since we were interested in the history of the town and the hurricane of 1900. We loved Dash, he was funny and had a lot of information to tell. The only thing that I wish could have been included in... More 

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Richmond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a great tour! Raven was excellent and did a great job on the tour. The only thing I wish was that it was more scary!!!

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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This was by far the worst tour I've ever been on. We've done a few ghost tours for fun, because we like hearing about the history with a few creepy stories thrown in. "Dash Beardsley" was pretentious and more concerned with his image of a long black cloak and silver rings on every finger, and mentioning "important" people that he... More 

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