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Galveston History Tour Guide

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Galveston History Tour Guide – Welcome and meet Galveston's only tour guide featured on the History Channel! With "feel like you were there" stories, see and learn about Galveston’s history with Electric Theatre Radio Hour Host George Douglas Lee...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2215 Post Office St, Suite 107 - B, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1515
+1 409-370-7350
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you’re a history buff, this is a great tour for making you want to learn more about the unique history of Galveston. If not, it’s a perfect overview so you’ll know just a little more about the city. I recommend it either way! I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

The Galveston Historical Tour with George Lee was a wonderful start to our Texas Road trip! Five senior gals in search of bluebonnets decided to overnight in Galveston as a start to our adventure! George and Brenda (sweet wife and general manager) were SO Cooperative...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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GleeGalveston, Owner at Galveston History Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Ladies, it was definitely great and memorable. I'm so glad you came, and ya'll were the first two-parter I've done! If you come back this way, by all means stop in. G. Lee

Reviewed 29 July 2017

My sister and I were on a road trip with 2 nights in Galveston as a part of the trip. Looking through all the possible things to do - I was intrigued by the information about the Galveston History Tour Guide. I contacted Mr. Lee...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Marty W
GleeGalveston, Owner at Galveston History Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

I couldn't have written it better myself! Thank you. We replaced the blown projector with a big screen TV which is much better and easier to use. Again, thank you for your kind words. G. Lee

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Lee knows his history. His family has been there for generations, and he was a plethora of interesting information. He took time to tell amazing stories, answer questions and show me the awesome houses and landmarks of the city. He gave me additional places to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Angela P
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The information was great. The first part starts in art gallery with the show made for the History Channel. The guide had so much knowledge but it could have been a little shorter. It was easy to learn our way around Galveston after this. Glad...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 824Melissa
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Learned so many fascinating facts about Galveston's history,while thoroughly entertained by an energetic and uniquely humorous tourguide. All around great time and experience!

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 26 September 2014

George Lee is a Galveston fixture who is informative and entertaining. We felt like old friends as he shared his wealth of insight to the history of Texas' first port city. Our tour started with our private showing of the History Channel show about the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Donald H
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This 90 minute tour focuses mainly on the hurricane of 1900. A movie about it is shown first and then Mr. Lee takes you around in his convertible to visit a select few historic Galveston sites. He is a wealth of Galveston information, having been...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank txtootsie
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Not just any Galveston History Tour! No one does it better than George Lee. He covers things that others leave uncovered, and does it in such a riveting way you'll be stuck like glue and yearning for more. His mastery of what his customers really...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank sharisroe
Reviewed 18 September 2012

My husband, 12 yr. old daughter & myself had a wonderful time. There's nothing better than learning about history from a native who really loves his hometown and what he does. It was a breath of fresh air to be take a 'history class' and...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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Response from GleeGalveston | Property representative |
By private car, rental car, taxi and Galveston Limousine service. That's about it.