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16 Apr 2019
“Wedding Venue”
28 Feb 2019
“Visitors Center”
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Ashton Villa is no longer open for tours.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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2328 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4642
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Reviewed 6 May 2019

I was told that this is where The Union Officers shared the information that slavery was ended in Texas. I found out that event actually occurred at another site and building that is no longer standing.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ken R
Reviewed 17 April 2019

Our Grandson was married there two weeks ago, it was a beautiful, grand and historic house that was the perfect setting for a beautiful wedding complete with a curving staircase for the bride's entrance and a lovely mantle for decorations and a floral arch, as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tomi M
Reviewed 1 March 2019

This is where the Galveston Visitors Center is located and where you pick up the Galveston Historic Tour

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ripmiata414
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We rented the ball room and our table was under the beautiful chandelier. The house has a nice history and well worth a tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DougC1759
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This Villa is now a visitor center and the home itself only available as a rental for events. The exterior is very nice and good for those architectural buffs who are checking out historical homes in Galveston. The grounds itself are well maintained. Off to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wireless_in_CA
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Aston Villa is no longer available for tours. It is now the tourist information center. They do a good job of telling you what is where and times they are open, but the Villa is not available.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mike102016
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Building now houses the visitors center. Lots of information there and friendly helpful staff. Good way to start your time in Galveston

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 72Bisonfan
Reviewed 28 July 2017

These homes are unbelievable. The fact that so many of them actually survived the Great FLOOD. This is a lovely home and makes you want to see more!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank tudycutey
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Perfect for a small wedding; it is beautiful. Our nephew and his bride were absolutely glowing with happiness. Ashton Villa really was a pleasant and nostalgic experience. Being from SE Fla the weather was excellent. It would be great to go back to Galveston, on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank F V
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Excellent must view for history buffs of Galveston and the early 1900 era with an informative tour from the House

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank sbeach1bum
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