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.
Tours are held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2017. 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:
- The Shop at The Palace – 1402 Broadway
- Eighteen Seventy One – 2217 Strand
- Architectural Salvage Warehouse – 2228 Broadway
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.
The tour is just the beginning! Be sure to make plans to attend our special Homes Tour events during your visit. From brunches to tours and fine dining in some of the tour homes themselves, this year’s event gives you unprecedented access to some of Galveston’s most interesting residences.
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