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Enjoy Island History on a Budget This Summer

Updated 11 days ago

Stay smart this summer and enjoy all of the history Galveston Island has to offer. One of the best parts about enjoying #GalvestonHistory is saving money while doing so! Pair four (or more) of the following museums/ historic locations and save up to an incredible 40% off with Galveston Island Pass!

The Bryan Museum
Island Pass Price: $8.40 (At the Door: $14.00 - Savings: $5.60)

Join us for a day of high adventure! See the guns that "won the West," hear the bells of Spanish missions, ride the open range, and immerse yourself in the rich heritage of our shared past. Voted Best Museum by Galveston.com's annual BEST OF THE ISLAND AWARDS. The museum showcases one of the world's largest collections of historical artifacts, documents and artwork relating to the American West.

Galveston Naval Museum at Seawolf Park
Island Pass Price: $6.00 (At the door: $10.00 – Savings: $4.00)

Immerse yourself in adventure and history at the Galveston Naval Museum! This unique attraction gives you the opportunity to explore two historic World War II undersea vessels – the USS Cavalla and the USS Stewart – on a self-guided tour or with a knowledgeable guide. The USS Cavalla is best known for sinking the Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku, a veteran of the Pearl Harbor attack. The USS Stewart is the only Edsall-class destroyer escort preserved in the United States.

Galveston Railroad Museum
Island Pass Price: $6.00 (At the door: $10.00 – Savings: $4.00)

Towering at the head of the Strand, the vast Railroad Museum boasts one of the largest restored railroad collections in the southwest, and one of the five largest in the country, with numerous railroad memorabilia and exhibits, including more than 40 pieces of locomotives and rolling stock. South East Texas' most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone!

Tour Moody Mansion
Island Pass Price: $7.20 (At the door: $12.00 – Savings: $4.80)

Come tour this 1895 historic mansion filled with opulent furnishings and heirlooms from one of Texas’s most powerful families.

Galveston Red Light District Tours
Island Pass Price: $15.00 (At the door: $25.00 – Savings: $10.00)

Enjoy a fascinating 90-minute walking tour of Galveston's Historic Red Light District to visit 8 bordellos, casinos and bootleg joints, The "Independent State of Galveston" and "Pleasure Island".

Tour The Grand 1894 Opera House
Island Pass Price: $1.20 (At the door: $2.00 – Savings: $0.80)

The Grand is one of the few remaining theatres of its era in Texas and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. As further recognition of its importance to the citizens of Texas, in 1993 the 73rd Texas Legislature proclaimed The Grand "The Official Opera House of Texas."

Galveston Children’s Museum
Island Pass Price: $4.20 (At the door: $7.00 – Savings: $2.80)

Nestled on the ground floor of the historic Moody Mansion, our museum is filled with open-ended hands-on activities and interactive exhibits for children ages 2 to 10 and beyond. Come rain or shine, families can enjoy exploring science and art, music and performing, imaginative play and creative design with endless possibilities.

For all information regarding Galveston Island Pass, please visit galvestonislandpass.com. For a list of daily island events, check out galveston.com/calendarofevents.

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