Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors to Galveston’s architectural history through public tours of privately owned homes during its annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour. Large, small, and everything in between, the 2018 tour will have something for everyone!
Tours are held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 5, 6, 12 & 13, 2018. Tickets are $30 in advance and increase to $35 beginning May 4. GHF members are eligible for specially priced $25 tickets, for member tickets please purchase at any home on tour (please show your member card). For general information questions, please call 409-765-7834.
From the Blogs
Power Grids Are a Powerful Thing
Published: Friday, November 02, 2018
Find out about the new power grid downtown that has eliminated the need for noisy generators at the Lone Star Rally. Read more.
November 2018 - The D.A.R. in Galveston
Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
During the month of November, Rosenberg Library will exhibit items related to the George Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from its permanent collection as well as items on loan from the chapter itself. Read more.
The Mitchell Family Continues Legacy of Preservation
Published: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Mitchell Historic Properties recently finished painting the exterior of the Dargan and Tobyn building and it looks beautiful! Read more.
The Gun Battery
Published: Monday, October 08, 2018
In Episode Six of Artifacts. Stories., we meet George Osbourn at Fort San Jacinto for a tour of what is left of a concrete gun battery built to protect the city and harbor and to secure the entrance of Galveston Bay. Read more.
October 2018 - The Beach Hotel
Published: Monday, October 01, 2018
During the month of October, Rosenberg Library will exhibit items related to the Beach Hotel, Galveston’s first oceanfront resort property. Opened in 1883, the impressive structure operated for just fifteen years before it burned to the ground in 1898. Read more.