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The Bishop's Palace (a.k.a. Gresham House) is a contributing building in the East End Historic District, a National Historic Landmark. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places at the national level of significance in the area...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1402 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4938
All reviews self guided tour stained glass own pace catholic church attic tour gift shop in the basement beautiful wood beautiful historic home audio device historical society moody mansion turn of the century interesting history galveston history great storm visiting galveston across the street
For some reason despite numerous trips never toured until yesterday. $14 ( no discounts) gets you a iPod self guided tour. The house is gorgeous and very well maintained. It makes you want to attend a party there and think about all that the house...More
Spent roughly 1 hour on a self guided tour of the mansion.Audio tour is very clever and is matched to numbered photos in each room and you can go through the rooms quickly or extend the amount of information you want to listen too .What...More
After driving past Bishop’s Palace for years planning to “visit someday,” I finally called my stepmother and planned a day trip. We spent a lovely afternoon in a self guided tour. We could spend as much time as we liked admiring murals, China, books, imported...More
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Bishop's Palace. The home is quite opulent and the beautiful attention to detail shines throughout. The stained glass throughout the home is stunning, and if you look closely you'll see different designs on each wall in...More
Bishop's Palace is beautiful and well worth a visit. Two of the floors are nicely restored and the audio tour was interesting and engaging. Unfortunately the mansion was very warm inside which isn't surprising for September in Texas. We cut our tour short.
They have an audio tour that makes it extra special. Periodically they do have guided tours. We loved the audio tour as they have different numbers so the kids could pick the shorter version while us adults picked the longer. And they have staff on...More
We just stumbled onto this house as we were leaving the island. So glad we stopped and toured this beautiful mansion.
It is a self guided tour so you can take as little or as long as you please. All of the recorded information you...More