Great! Galveston Red Light District Tour

Return to a time when the mob ran Galveston and their guests were treated as if they were family. When you crossed the bridge you enter "The Free State of Galveston," where the only rules were mob rules. The stars of the era were world class entertainers brought in to perform in the casinos, including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin. Everyone was enjoying their own "Vegas Dream" right here in Galveston.

per adult from

$29

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Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Experienced Tour Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Antique Warehouse
    • Entry/Admission - Maceo Spice & Import Company
    • Entry/Admission - Island Carriages
    • Entry/Admission - Galveston Railroad Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Antique Warehouse, 423 25th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1701

    Originally the Oleander Hotel in 1913. Listed in the Green Book as safe haven in the Jim Crow south. A place where the African American travelers could stay their journey to Galveston.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Maceo Spice & Import Company, 2706 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

    The starting point of the Mace Empire. Formally Sam and Rosarrio first barber shop where they bootlegged wine and spirits for their thirsty guest.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Island Carriages, 2528 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

    Formally the home of Molly Waters. One of the most famous houses on the island. Molly is Galveston's most infamous Madam as she retired a millionaire. The house is currently being restored.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Pl, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

    At the height of the Red Light district, the railroad brought in 40,000 men a day all looking for love.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    2711 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Historic Galveston Ghost Tours

Activity ID: V-129661P8

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