Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors to Galveston’s architectural history through public tours of privately owned homes for the first two weekends each May. The 2017 event will be held May 6, 7, 13, & 14. For additional photos, information, special event information, and interactive maps, click here.
Tickets may be purchased online here. Tickets are $30 in advance and increase to $35 beginning May 5. GHF members are eligible for specially priced $25 tickets, for member tickets please call 409-765-3405 or visit the following retail locations:
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1868 Charles and Susan Hurley House - 1328 Ball
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1880 Alley House - 811 Broadway
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1899 William and Ella Dugey House - 3007 Avenue P
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1904 Thomas and Maggie Bollinger House - 1601 Postoffice
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1905 James and Emma Davis House - 1915 Sealy
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1915 Henry Hildebrand House - 3624 Avenue R 1/2
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1916 Hans and Marguerite Guldmann House - 1715 35th Street
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1925 Joseph and Helen Swiff House - 1602 25th Street
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1926 Harry and Harriet Wetmore House - 1606 25th Street
"The annual homes tour highlights the island’s architecture crossing decades of construction and design as well as houses both large and small. Galveston offers a unique collection of late 19th and early 20th century houses that will intrigue visitors and captivate historic house buffs. Come join GHF and these homeowners as we welcome visitors from across the country to experience historic Galveston of the past." – Dwayne Jones, GHF Executive Director
For group sales of 20 or more, please contact GHF at 409-762-2475.
Tickets may be used all four days of the tour. Tickets are not sold for individual homes. There are no discounts for children; infants in arms are free. All tickets are non-refundable.