It was also the capital of Texas for a short time. You can still see the splendor of that period in the beautiful mansions and historic buildings
This beach is family-friendly and has restrooms, umbrella and chair rentals, concessions, a playground for children, and a lifeguard.
The new pier complex was built where the Pleasure Pier used to be from 1943 to 1961 when it was destroyed in Hurricane Carla .
This district extends all the way to Galveston’s bustling wharf, where you will find many of Galveston’s most popular tourist attractions.
The aquarium is a huge showcase of marine life from the Caribbean, the Antarctic, Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea and the Coral Sea.
The museum is based on the Ocean Star oil rig, which was built in 1969. It features many outstanding exhibits.
This vessel was built in 1877, and is considered to be one of the most well-restored historical vessels in America.
The permanent collection covers everything from Native American history to Texas Independence and the Spanish Colonial Era.