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Ghost Tours of Galveston

Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Doesn’t play to its strengths

I feel that most people, like me, dont go into this 100% believing they’ll see a ghost or even... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
philrocks85
It was Awesome!

My wife and I enjoyed the ghost tour on the strand. Our guide was very knowledgeable on the history... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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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).
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“original tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I feel that most people, like me, dont go into this 100% believing they’ll see a ghost or even believing in ghosts in the first place but rather to get some Galveston history with a spooky twist. I feel like if the tour focused on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed the ghost tour on the strand. Our guide was very knowledgeable on the history of Galveston and the spooky things that happen there. It was the highlight of our stay in Galveston!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great time on our Strand Ghost Tour! Fun and Informative. Jordan was a wonderful guide. She knew her history!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting to learn specific history about the buildings such as who lived there and a little about their lives and then the hauntings...not just bar stories, hearsay stuff. The description of the advertising describes 'history' as being a part of this tour. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Raven did a wonderful job in telling the stories and showing us where the sightings have been. We thought we were actally going to get to go in the buildings and hopefully see Paranormal Activity. We just stood outside the buildings and listened to stories.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ghost tour in Galveston on March 24, 2018. The guide, John, was very knowledgeable. He was quite informative and we learned a lot of history about Galveston. The haunted houses tour was a walking tour but we stopped frequently enough for everyone...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way to learn about Galveston’s history and some interesting stories. Our guide was very interesting.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have several great photos of the paranormal and video of what appears to be spirit along with a photo at one of the sites we visited.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

You could tell they were super into it and it wasn’t a gimmick. It was very interesting night would come again for another tour

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

My sister and I really enjoyed the tour. The guide, Gina, did a great job. It has a decent about about the history of the island which led to the various ghosts.

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R J
21 March 2017|
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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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Tasha W
26 January 2017|
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Response from James A |
Most all of these are businesses that you can enter most any day of the week. Many of these businesses have closed at the time of the tour arrives at their location. Even though the tour company tells stories about the... More
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