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Ghost Tours of Galveston

Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Loved the tour

I loved that this tour gave history and both old and recent accounts of spirits/hauntings. The tour... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
214fertig
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Arlington, Texas
Disappointing

Guide talked too much about himself (and love life). We stopped 10 minutes for a drink/snack stop... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jennifer C
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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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).
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“cemetery tour” (23 reviews)
“original tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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"secret society"
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"great tour"
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"interesting stories"
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"historical information"
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"tour group"
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"civil war"
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"strand area"
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"lots of history"
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"a lot of fun"
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"dash"
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"guide"
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"raven"
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"restless"
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Reviewed yesterday

I loved that this tour gave history and both old and recent accounts of spirits/hauntings. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this tour!

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Reviewed yesterday

Guide talked too much about himself (and love life). We stopped 10 minutes for a drink/snack stop. Very cheesy. Disappointed for sure.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's not a ghost tour. It was a history lesson on Galveston and all the misfortune the has endured throughout the years. Not recommended at all.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good history lesson of Galveston events, hurricane civil war and train, and the ghosts that may still be around. Daughter liked the photos shared through the tour.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I wouldn't recommend this ghost tour to anyone. The guy couldn't finish his stories and didn't give as much detail about the ghosts, but more just his history lesson. Again... DO NOT waste your time and money.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Guide was very informative kept his stories very interesting. Enjoyed listening to his stories. It felt like I was there in the time period.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting something maybe a little over-the-top, based off of the webpage, but the tour was incoherent and didn't provide me with any clear, understandable stories about ghosts of Galveston. I frequently felt confused by the stories he was telling, unsure of their connection...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last week a couple friends and I went to Galveston and, on a whim, we decided to take the Restless Spirits Tour and we could not have been more pleasantly surprised! We took the tour almost as a joke, considering the reviews and were blown...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My Fiance and I had a splended time on our tour. We learned alot more details about Galvestons past that we did not know, even being from Houston and visiting the island our whole life. The haunting stories were intriguing and spooky. My fiance even...More

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Ghostman88, Owner at Ghost Tours of Galveston, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

So glad you enjoyed it. Enjoy Galveston! Ghostly Regards, Dash 😎👍🏻👻

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Was expecting to enter some of the sites that we visited. Since there was only one other couple we could have been notified or suggested to visit the other tour.

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Jessica C
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Oh sorry I don't remember a young woman full of energy
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Response from Cruzealot | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not Ghost Tours of Galveston. The guide uses pictures on her computer to demonstrate ghost activity. There was absolutely nothing scary about it. I recommend you get the book "Ghosts of Galveston" and explore on... More
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