Impressive on every level. The self guided audio tour is excellent, allows you to roam as you wish, and take as much or as little time as you wish. Highly recommend you see this place.
Due to time issues - I didn't not get a chance to tour the inside of Bishop's Palace, but I did stop by and saw the outside. It is an impressive place and worth seeing even if just for a minute or two.
This is another grand home. The initial owners certainly spent some money in its building. There is just one impressive feature after another. On the main floor, do note the huge pocket doors that can transform the seemingly open plan style into separate rooms. While it is understandable that these historic features need protection from the damage that sun light... More
What a wonderful old house. The self guided audio tour gives you a great history of the house. The beauty of this home is something to be enjoyed.
After having been to Galveston for many years, my husband and I finally visited here on a child-free weekend. We chose a guided tour with Lloyd last Sat afternoon, and really enjoyed. You can opt for self-guided tour with head sets as well. Interesting to learn the history of it, who has lived there, and just see all of the... More
We had early afternoon tour that was very enjoyable. Our docent, Lloyd, was very personable and extremely knowledgable about the home. He is with the Galveston Historical Society which purchased Bishop's Palace two months ago. He knew many extra details about the Gresham family . We took the group tour and were allowed to walk around the home afterward and... More
We stopped here yesterday kind of by chance. We had read about the house but were driving by and it looked so interesting we stopped and took the guided tour. By all means take the guided tour. You can do a self guided tour but having an expert tell you about all of the interesting history is soooo much better.... More
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