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The Bishop's Palace (a.k.a. Gresham House) is a contributing building in the East End Historic District, a National Historic Landmark. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places at the national level of significance in the area...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1402 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4938
All reviews self guided tour stained glass own pace catholic church attic tour gift shop in the basement beautiful wood historic mansion third floor old house moody mansion audio device amazing architecture historical home interesting history turn of the century take your time
This home is amazing. Having grown up in a Victorian home in New England, I felt right at home the moment I walked in. The stained glass is well worth the price of admission. I highly recommend seeing it.
Awesome gift shop! This house has many surprises! It's hard to describe how beautiful the woodwork and stained glass windows are. And the bathrooms are a wonder for the date of the home. This is an audio, self-guided tour where they give you a device...More
Walking into this home surely makes you feel like you've gone back in time into a palace. The ornate wood carvings on the staircase and fireplaces, the beautiful stained glass, the marble counters and pillars and the deep rich wood colors of the home bespeak...More
This home is incredible, it's an architectural wonder considering it survived the 1900 Galveston hurricane that nearly swept the city off the map. I was unable to take the tour, we were there too late, however, there is enough to see without feeling cheated by...More
My wife had always wanted to visit Bishop’s Palace and figured the full moon tour would be the best time during our weekend trip to Galveston to learn more about this gem of a building. Our tour guide was fabulous. She brought the place to...More
It’s a lovely little place which takes you back in the day and gives you the history of how the catholic archdiocese bought the house belonging to a family and created a chapel etc. take the tour so you can follow what’s going on. Should...More
This is an awesome mansion, but not worth the money. $12 per person, no senior or veteran discount. They give every 2 people an audio device that's sound is so low that one person cannot hear it. No guided tours anymore. You can fully access...More