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After the 2008 hurricane named Ike, many of the lovely oak trees of Galveston were ruined. A... read more

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These sculptures are amazing!!!! I would highly recommend seeing each one! Some of them weren’t on... read more

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Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5138
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Reviewed yesterday

After the 2008 hurricane named Ike, many of the lovely oak trees of Galveston were ruined. A sculpture scooped up this wood and carved art that is displayed thoughout the historic district of Galveston. I miss the trees, but this is compensation.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We seen all the sculptures while riding the Galveston Historic Tours, our guide pointed out all of them during our tour.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jay W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These sculptures are amazing!!!! I would highly recommend seeing each one! Some of them weren’t on the map we found online and some where not found that were on map! Overall loved the history behind it to share with our kiddos!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank biers2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice trip through the historic district. Be sure to get a map at the visitor center. The tin man was our favorite!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Guide519338
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved all of these sculptures and spent a couple of hours touring the neighborhood. Don't miss 1212 Sealy Street. Not in the brochure.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ripmiata414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was able to combine a self guided tour of East Historical Homes with the tree sculptures. Tree sculptures were had to identify at times. Still something to do on a not so nice day.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank darcb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a unique experience to visualize the sculpted trees that survived the hurricane. A good thing to do!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank benitakay
Reviewed 8 February 2019

The sculptures are beautiful and we'll done, But, the are placed sparadicly throughout the neighborhoods and are difficult to find especially when driving. Kinda like texting and driving. Don't do it. Look up the website and write down the addresses and walk to the close...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Snickman
Reviewed 24 January 2019

The tree sculptures are a unique attraction in Galveston, and probably worldwide. Bear in mind this is not a single attraction on one address, but many of them all across the town. So, maybe you bump on one of them while wandering around, but to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B1714D
Reviewed 20 January 2019

These are spread around Galveston, mostly in the older historic section of homes. I only spotted 5 but I will look for others on my next trip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chrisinkingwood2
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31 March 2017|
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Response from Tom A | Reviewed this property |
They had a good one at the visitors center with a recommended driving route with turn by turn directions too!
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