Galveston Arts and Entertainment

Galveston Arts Center 2127 Strand, (409)763-2403 Arts line (409)762-2787 Lone Star Performing Arts Assoc. 14528 Stewart Rd. (409)737-1744 Broadway on the Gulf Gallery Row Located between 21st and 23rd St. Streets on Post Office St. Various art galleries and antique shops. Strand Theater 2317 Ship’s Mechanic Row in the heartLearn More

Bolivar Peninsula

Important Numbers EMERGENCIES: 911 Bolivar Peninsula Justice of the Peace: 409-684-1020 Child Found/Missing Child: 800-426-5678 Coast Guard Air and Rescue: 800-874-2145 Galveston County Sheriff’s Dept.: 409-684-5000 Energy: 800-368-3749 Ferry Service (Dept. of Transportation): 409-763-2386 Mosquito Control: 800-842-5622 Poison Control: 800-764-7661 Rogers Air Field: 409-864-5713 Runaway Hotline: 888-580-4357 Night Clubs andLearn More

Bolivar Lighthouse

Excerpt from -Bolivar!- by A Pat Daniels The Lighthouse was built in 1872 and towers 117 ft. above sea level. It guided mariners for 61 years and was retired in 1933 when it was replaced by the South Jetty light. It is now privately owned and not open to visitors.Learn More

Fishing at Crystal Beach

Go Fishing and Crabbing at the North Jetty The North Jetty is about 1-1/2 miles east of the Ferry Landing. This granite rock jetty extends several miles into the Gulf of Mexico the first 200 yards is a paved walkway. To get beyond that point, you must climb over theLearn More

Birds of Bolivar Peninsula

The 27-mile long Bolivar Peninsula is world famous for the many species of birds that can be seen here. As of January 1, 1997, the Houston Audubon Society members have recorded 344 species of birds on the peninsula. The peninsulars’s shape, diversity of habitats and strategic position along the GulfLearn More

Moody Gardens

Moody Gardens features a 10 story Rainforest Pyramid offering an incredible tropical environment, and is home to the largest bat exhibit in the Southwest. The IMAX 3D will keep you jumping out of your seat, and the experience is so real you’ll reach out to touch what seems to beLearn More

Galveston Museums

Galveston County Historical Museum 2219 Market (409)766-2340 Memorial Day to Labor Day Mon.-Sat: 10am-4pm, Sun: Noon-5pm Labor Day to Memorial Day Mon.-Sat: 10am-4pm, Sun: Noon-4pm Galveston Railroad Museum 25th and Strand (409)765-5700 Call for schedule, brochure and group tour info. Free dayparking for museum visitors. Mardi Gras Museum 2311 Ship’sLearn More

Galveston Island Attractions

Air Excalibur (Aerial Tour of Galveston) Scholes International Airport 2115 Terminal Dr. Reservations only Daily: 5:30 – 8 pm Amaze ‘N Texas 327 Seawall Blvd. (409)765-7020 Daily: 11 am – 10 pm Winter: Fri, Sat and Sun 11 am – 9 pm Galveston Harbor Tours Pier 22, (409)765-1700 Memorial DayLearn More

Galveston Historic Homes

Ashton Villa (1859) 2328 Broadway, (409)762-3933 Mon-Sat: 10am – 4pm Sun: Noon – 4pm Tours on the hour Moody Mansion Museum (1895) 2618 Broadway, (409)762-7668 Mon – Sat: 10am – 4pm Sun: Noon-4:30pm Bishop’s Palace (1886) 1402 Broadway, (409)762-2475 Memorial Day to Labor Day Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: Noon – 5pmLearn More

Beach Rules

Speed Limit: 15 mph-day, 15 mph-night NO Reckless Driving NO Driving on Sand Dunes NO GLASS BOTTLES / CONTAINERS NO OPEN CONTAINERS in any vehicle including Golf Carts NO Littering- (Please Use Designated Trash Barrels) Emergencies: 911 Beach Parking Permit Required on all vehicles, including Golf Carts to Park onLearn More