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Tree Sculptures

Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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A bit boring

Perhaps on a beautiful day this would make for a nice walk through an historic neighborhood. Some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ottawa, Canada
Brilliant Idea for the City

What a great idea for the city of Galveston. These sculptures are all so professional looking. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“hurricane ike” (122 reviews)
“works of art” (30 reviews)
“dead trees” (24 reviews)
Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Perhaps on a beautiful day this would make for a nice walk through an historic neighborhood. Some of the sculptures are quite intricate but others are very plain. Was spoiled in St Jean Port Joli, QC

Thank Lindais
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great idea for the city of Galveston. These sculptures are all so professional looking. It's lots of fun and not too spread out where you can enjoy them all. Takes getting out of the car sometimes but worth the effort!

Thank MontanaLaura
Reviewed 1 week ago

I jotted down the address and sculpture descriptions and hopped in the car and took the kids on a scavenger hunt! They had a blast trying to see who found a sculpture.

Thank ohunun0722
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold, windy day, it was good to have access to the detailed guide online to drive and stop to see each creation! What beautifully restored homes—one was sporting a banner celebrating its 150th! My favorite sculpture was the grandma reading at the park!...More

Thank 262DianeV2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This one of the things my wife wanted to see. We took a guided tour and saw other things also - but this was what my wife wanted to see and she was not disappointed.

Thank papawdowns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This car trip is so much fun for all-looking for the sculptures and everyone getting out or car for pictures with favorites; also it's educational and displays how many Galvestonians made lemonade out of lemons (their dead Texas Oak trees had to be taken down,...More

Thank billstl2017
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I parked my vehicle near the first one and then rode a bike to all the rest. it was a fun and unique experience to track them all down and check them out. I highly recommend doing it!

Thank Revkev93
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The tree sculptures are a must see while in Galveston!!! They are beautiful and have meaning behind them. They are best seen on a tour! I would highly recommend seeing them on a Segway tour by SegCity!

Thank Amie M
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We were given a map at the local I-Site centre and wandered round the historical district finding unusual made from trees.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 16 November 2017

In 2008, hurricane Ike covered Galveston in a tidal surge. It was decided to save the dead trees by carving interesting sculptures into what remained of the dead trees. The many Tree Sculptures are well done and interesting to see. You can pay for a...More

Thank adventurer1234
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1 April 2017|
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Response from Deannadurbin | Reviewed this property |
The week my husband and I saw the sculptures the Houston Chronicle had a map in the Zest section. Maybe the Galveston Chamber of Commerce has a map.
14 November 2016|
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Response from Kitty B | Reviewed this property |
This site doesn't alow links to PD files, so google Galveston tree walking tours and do it from there. There are also free guides at most hotels, restaurants and gift shops.
14 November 2016|
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Response from taffydi | Reviewed this property |
I had a map given to me by the owner of the guest house where I stayed