With moonlight silhouetting the masts of the 1877 tall ship Elissa, Texas Seaport Museum provides a romantic, outdoor setting for weddings and receptions. The location on Galveston’s historic waterfront also offers a picturesque site for a variety of business and social functions.

Texas Seaport Museum
Saturdays: $1,750
Holidays: $2,000
Friday 5 p.m.- Midnight: $1,000
Sunday: $1,000
Monday-Thursday 5 p.m.- Midnight: $650
Deposit: $500

Tall Ship Elissa
Hourly rates vary depending on number of guests.


500 on Elissa and museum site
300 for seated dinner on the pier

Fee includes Elissa’s decks, galleries, officers’ quarters, and galley for use as a serving area or bar, as well as the museum’s pier, galleries and rest rooms. All functions must be catered; no kitchen facilities are available. Wheelchair accessible, except Elissa.

For more information or reservations:

Lauraleigh Vogel, Rentals Manager of Historic Properties
Galveston Historical Foundation
2228 Broadway, Galveston, Tx. 77550
(409) 765-3402 or FAX (409) 765-6831