Let us help you find the perfect venue to host your next special event. We are happy to be providing the most historic and beautiful venues in Galveston!
1859 Ashton Villa
Ashton Villa is the first of the original Broadway mansions in Galveston. The architecture with gold filigree make this the perfect place for the most grand events! Seating is available for 180 with a dance floor & 250 reception-style. Tables & gold chairs are included with the rental along with 10 hours allowing time for the set-up, event, clean-up, & move-out.
1880 Garten Verein
Fit for the aristocrats in the late 1800s, this was originally a social club located on 5 acres. It was eventually bought by Stanley Kempner and donated to the city. This airy, octagonal building with Victorian details make this a spectacular venue for any occasion! Being the largest of our venues, it seats 250 with a dance floor or 400 reception-style. Tables & white garden chairs are provided with the rental.
1838 Menard Complex
Not only hosting the oldest house in Galveston, this intimate venue complex of 2 other options: the Menard Cottage, & the gazebo. Live oaks & the beautifully landscaped lawn along with the architecture, make this venue ideal for the most picturesque weddings. If being outdoors isn’t your cup of tea, the Michel B. Menard House features authentic furnishings from the first half of the 19th century.
Texas Seaport Museum
Learn some history while hosting your next event at the Texas Seaport Museum & enjoy a beautiful sunset. This rental includes all of the galleries & the pier.
1877 Tall Ship ELISSA
Built in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1877, this is a classic tall ship. The decks, galleries, officers’ quarters, & galley are available for rental after regular business hours. The rental of this 3-masted, iron-hulled sailing ship includes set-up, event, clean-up, & move-out.
1859 St. Joseph’s Church
Full of rich history, this decommissioned church is the perfect place to have a wedding ceremony for any denomination! After being severely damaged during the 1900 storm, the church was repaired and functioning until the Catholic Diocese closed the church in 1968. All of the sacred objects were then auctioned off. After St. Joseph’s was purchased by the Historical Foundation, they were able to track down each item and restore the church to its original state.