Explore the historic halls of a treasured Victorian home with a Lantern Tour of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace in Galveston from Thursday, October 24 to Saturday, October 26, 2019.
Hoist up a lantern and make your way through Galveston’s historic 1892 Bishop’s Palace (also known as Gresham House) when the Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors of this Victorian masterpiece for a rare guided tour.
The hour-long tour will reveal an inside look at the 19,082-square-foot four-story building and its ornate architecture, as well as a deeper dive into the Greshams’ family history.
As part of Galveston’s East End Historic District, the 1892 Bishop’s Palace is recognized as a National Historic Landmark for its impressive, critically acclaimed architecture.
About Galveston Historical Foundation
Formed in 1954 from the merger of Galveston Historical Society with a new organization, Galveston Historical Foundation has since served as a non-profit entity devoted to historic preservation and history in Galveston County.
Over the last sixty years, Galveston Historical Foundation has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation, coastal resiliency and stewardship of historic properties.
Lantern Tours of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace
- Date: Thursday, October 24 to Saturday, October 26, 2019
- Time: 7pm and 7:30pm. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour time.
- Location: Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550
- Admission: Tickets are $30 and are nonrefundable. Click here for tickets or more information.
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