There is a tall ship from 1877 over on Pier 21. ELISSA is not a replica, it is the real deal.
1) ELISSA is fully-functional and still sails today.
2) ELISSA's name was taken from the epic Roman poem The Aeneid, a Phoenician Princess.
3) ELISSA was dramatically rescued from the scrap yard.
4) ELISSA has and is on going restoration by volunteers.
Admission includes self-guided tours of the Texas Seaport Museum and Elissa, a theater presentation and access to the Galveston Immigration Database.
Adult [Age 19 yrs and up]: $12
Youth [Age 6 through 18]: $9
Child [Age 5 and under]: FREE
Open daily: 9am - 6pm
Last ticket sold at 5 pm
Open daily: 10am - 5pm
Last ticket sold at 4pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and during annual Sea Trials.
Note: Hours may be seasonal and subject to change.
Galveston Historical Foundation is committed to bring history to life. It is so worth seeing.