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Getting Here

Shriners Children’s Texas is located across from the campus of University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).

Shriners Children's Texas
815 Market Street
Galveston, Texas 77550

There are two ways to access Galveston Island:

  • Interstate 45 South runs into Galveston Island and becomes Broadway Street. Take Broadway down to 9th Street and turn left. You will see the hospital straight ahead. Take a right on Market Street.
  • From Interstate 10 go south on TX-124, West on TX-87, take the TX-87/Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry, go southeast on Ferry Rd/TX-87, keep right at the fork to continue on Ferry Rd/TX-87 and finally turn right onto Market Street. 815 Market Street is on the left.

Parking

Parking is free in the lot behind our building. To access, please pull up in the front of the hospital and check-in with our security desk inside the first floor lobby with your drivers license/photo I.D. to receive a card to open the gate.

Free Transportation

If you need travel assistance, please contact your local Shriners chapter as they may have additional resources. If you do not know your local Shriners chapter, please call our transportation coordinator at 409-770-6724.

Nearby Hotels

Families who wish to stay close to the hospital during a child’s hospitalization should call our housing coordinator at 409-770-6645 and inquire about hotels on the island. Some hotels may offer special rates for our patients.