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 and May 13-14.
Tours are held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 30, May 1, 7 & 8. Tickets are $25 in advance and increase to $30 beginning April 30. GHF members are eligible for specially priced $20 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. Special event tickets are only available online.
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