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Star Drug

510 23rd Street
Galveston, Texas 77550
Phone: 409.766.7719

"the oldest drug store in Texas"

In 1886, the Scanlons, a prominent real estate family in Galveston, purchased land and built two buildings known as the Levy Building and the Star Drug Store. The Scanlons hired one of Galveston's most renown architects, Nicholas Clayton, to design the buildings. He created attaching facades with asymmetrical window groupings consisting of arches and elaborate decor.

In 1917, the Star Drug Store was fully operational, and a horseshoe shaped, tile soda fountain counter was added to the pharmacy.

Breakfast, Lunch & Soda Fountain
Kitchen: Daily 8:30 a.m - 3 p.m.
Soda Fountain - Daily 8:30 a.m - 4 p.m.
Sweet Treat Happy Hour: Daily 3-4 p.m.