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Basement To Attic Tours of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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$30

The 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours offer visitors a rare look into parts of the National Historic Landmark that are typically off-limits.

It includes Mrs. Gresham’s studio and an exclusive third-floor, one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico.

Offered a few times a month through 2020, these tours are the best opportunity the public has to view all floors of the historic property.

About 1892 Bishop’s Palace

Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s premier Victorian-era architect. It’s recognized as one of America’s finest examples of Victorian exuberance and Gilded-Age extravagance and is listed by the U. S. Department of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark.

Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions

These tours are physically distant friendly with staff and facilities following increased cleaning and sanitation guidelines. Masks are required.

Many businesses around Greater Houston and the State of Texas are open and individual social distancing practices vary from location to location. Masks are mandated by the Governor of Texas and City of Houston in all cases where social distancing is not possible.

Please contact this organizer directly if you have any questions about their operational guidelines during this time.

Click here for the latest updates from Texas Medical Center on COVID-19 cases in the Greater Houston area.

Admission

Tickets are $30 and tours are limited to 16 people. Click here to reserve tickets or for more information.

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Details

Date:
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Time:
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Cost:
$30
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Venue

1892 Bishop’s Palace
1402 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Phone:
409-762-2475
Website:
galvestonhistory.org/sites/1892-bishops-palace

Organizer

Galveston Historical Foundation
Phone:
409-765-7834
Website:
galvestonhistory.org