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Ghost Tours of Galveston

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Address: Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: +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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We thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour of the Strand. I was hoping to have more ghostly stories but this was a good foundation. We plan on taking the other tours as well.

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sugar Land, Texas
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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour of the Strand. I was hoping to have more ghostly stories but this was a good foundation. We plan on taking the other tours as well.

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the history behind The Strand and of Galveston. It was worth the money. We were given some very interesting suggestions on dealing with the unknown.

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Hurst, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My granddaughter is 17 and she learned a lot about the history of Galveston. I also learned a lot. She is still talking about what she learned.

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Alvin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On November 19, 2016 We went on the tour with Katrina. I went with my husband, friend and sister in law we all had a great time. Katrina was so nice and had a great personality!! We loved her stories and the pictures she shared. Along with the history of Galvaston was very interesting. I took a few pictures and... More 

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Lima
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice excuse to wander in dark, downtown Galveston and peek in old shop windows while hearing stories about wierd history and the ghosts still haunting some stairways and alleys. Jordan was a good guide.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me here as a surprise for my birthday. Our tour guide was really sweet, cool and funny. He walked us though the cemetery, telling us dark stories of Galveston we never knew. The cemetery dates back to the 1600's, I believe, and has been through many many hurricanes, so it holds a creepy feeling anyway. The crooked... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thus tour was very historical oriented. We were given lots of names of people who lived in Galveston. I think we were looking for more of a little ghosty, scary time. That was not the case. But our guide was very well informed on everything he spoke about.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For only $20 I would say it was a pretty good value. Dash is quite the character and his personality and vibe really make it. The tour as a whole was historically interesting but not SUPER engaging. I was expecting him to be a way better story teller for having the reputation he does and having done this so long.... More 

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Canton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good cemetery tour in Galveston, conducted by a young man who really knew his history and was able to present it in a fascinating way.

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