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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
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
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Very interesting self guided tour. Fascinating information about the 1900 storm as well as hurricane Ike. The history of the home and seeing the elegance of a bygone Era make this a great place to visit.
Amazing place to visit! I'm glad that my hubby was with me. He's in construction and pointed out certain things (windows and how they worked in those days). The stain glass windows were beautiful. The dumb waiter and staircases, just all in all beautiful.
I would advise anyone visiting Galveston to visit the Bishop’s Palace. It is glorious. You are given a minimally useful audio player, but it’s still worth listening to the short recordings. We were impressed by the stained glass, carved wood, and original furnishings. The house...More
We were amazed at the craftsmanship on display in this stunning home. I think that those who appreciate elegance of a bygone era and learning a bit of Galveston history should definitely visit. I wish that the audio device would have been for each person...More
The architecture and practical ideas to make living more pleasant were wonderful. Seeing the building specialties, the woodwork and stonework along with some painting were a delight. This adventure was well worth the fee, and the people in the gift shop were friendly and informative...More
This home is gorgeous! So beautiful and huge! Took the self guided tour and just couldn't get enough of how amazing this home is. Lots of history here! The Bishop's Stain glass windows are truly gorgeous. So much detail in the craftsmanship back then. They...More