Galveston captivates visitors that come to call with her natural beauty, eccentric charm and traditional Texas-style Hospitality -- because Galveston is genteel, gracious and captivating. Galveston is the beautifully preserved hidden treasure of the Lone Star State. Come unlock the history, romance and beauty that lies within. Explore every nook and cranny because you are her guest and Galveston loves sharing her treasures with you.
Whether you prefer to stroll down quaint alleyways by foot or trot through the streets in a carriage, all paths lead visitors on an unforgettable journey back in time. You'll be entertained and enlightened by knowledgeable guides giving tours on foot, by carriage, by van - even by boat!
From the Blogs
Battle of Galveston Part 1, The Cannon Balls - E3
Published: Wednesday, July 04, 2018
On January 1, 1863, the Civil War battle known as the Battle of Galveston began. Lee and George visit the site of the battle and see cannon ball damage on a downtown building. Read more.
July 2018 - Galveston's July 1987 Recall Vote
Published: Tuesday, July 03, 2018
During the month of July, Rosenberg Library is exhibiting two political signs from the recall vote which took place in Galveston in July 1987. Read more.
Five Women. One Saturday.
Published: Monday, July 02, 2018
What do you do when five women show up at your house in Galveston? Read more.
The Panoramic Sketch - E2
Published: Friday, June 29, 2018
In this episode we see a sketch drawn in 1855 of the harbor and downtown. The story takes us to Pier 21 and The Tremont House. Read more.
The Wooden Paver - E1
Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
In this episode, Rosenberg Library's Museum Curator, Eleanor Barton, shows a wooden paver that was used to pave Market Street in the 1800s. Read more.
The Galveston Island Bucket List
Published: Wednesday, June 06, 2018
There is so much you need to do in your lifetime on the island! Here's the ultimate Galveston bucket list: 50 things you need to do before you kick the bucket. Read more.
7 Surprising Things to Do In Galveston This Summer
Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
There is far more to do in Galveston this summer than hitting the beach, check it out! Read more.
Galveston Isle Kicks Off Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend
Published: Thursday, May 24, 2018
As thousands of visitors flock to Galveston this Memorial Day weekend, the island’s tourism industry will be celebrating the kickoff of what is expected to be a successful summer vacation season. Read more.
Kingfish Everywhere, Ling Running
Published: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Galveston fishing report provided by Aqua Safari Charters on May 23, 2018. Read more.
Galveston's Only Electric Bike Rental Shop Opens Downtown
Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Electric bicycles are the new, exciting way to explore and experience the sights that only Galveston has to offer. Rent an electric bicycle and take yourself or a group of friends on a tour of Galveston’s history, curiosities and fare, all on your own schedule. Read more.