TWO TOURS TO CHOOSE FROM!
The Original Graveyard Tour
Come explore the oldest and most historic cemetery in Galveston. Take a walking tour of the Broadway Cemetery, and come see where the most famous citizens of Galveston and Texas are laid to rest and hear their stories. Find out the history of funeral pratices and cemeteries in Galveston. Hear famous and infamous stories about Galveston's former residents including Lizzie Alberti (committed filicide), Bettie Brown (allegedly haunts Ashton Villa), General John Magruder (hero of Galveston during the Civil War), George Childress (author of the Texas Declaration of Independence who committed suicide), and Michel Menard and Samuel May Williams (founders of Galveston) as you stand over where they are interred.
The graveyard tour is a historical tour that includes ghoulish details (cannibalism, murder, and suicide) with a dash of legendary and alleged ghost stories. Tours are currently $15 for adults and $10 for children under 18. The tours last about an hour. CASH or CHECK ONLY PLEASE. Tour groups are limited to 40 people. To reserve your spot on the tour and for more informaiton please call 281-742-4498 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The tour schedule for October is Sunday-Thursday at 9pm and Friday and Saturday at 7pm and 9pm.
The Broadway Cemetery is located between 40th and 43rd streets on Broadway. Parking is allowed in the cemetery if the gates are open. Parking is allowed on the side streets or Broadway if the gates are closed. The tour meets at the Episcopal cemetery located off of Broadway along 40th Street.
Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated, and violators will be asked to leave the tour. Legal disclaimer: No video or audio devices are allowed without the consent of Galveston Graveyard Tours, but you may take as many still photographs as you wish. There's no telling what you may capture. Please watch your step on the uneven cemetery paths. Galveston Graveyard Tours and anyone associated with Galveston Graveyard Tours are not responsible for any injuries sustained on the tour. The tour fee is non-refundable. Please respect the dead and the cemetery. Do not litter, deface the headstones, damage the headstones, or walk on the headstones. When possible stay on the path, and do not walk on the gravesites.
Galveston Graveyard Tours would like to thank the Galveston Parks and Rec. Department and its director for letting us keep the cemetery open past dusk.
THE LIVING DEAD TOUR
This driving tour consists of several famous Galveston haunts including Ashton Villa, the Menard Home, and the Samuel May Williams Home. See where men lived, died, and are buried. The tour concludes in the Broadway Cemeteries where you will see where these famous men are laid to rest. The tour is $15 per person and leaves from Ashton Villa. Space is limited, so reservations are required. For times, more information, and to make reservations call Joseph at 281-742-4498. We will be seeing you alive or dead!