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
Battle of Galveston Part 1, The Cannon Balls - E3
Published: Wednesday, July 04, 2018
On January 1, 1863, the Civil War battle known as the Battle of Galveston began. Lee and George visit the site of the battle and see cannon ball damage on a downtown building. Read more.
July 2018 - Galveston's July 1987 Recall Vote
Published: Tuesday, July 03, 2018
During the month of July, Rosenberg Library is exhibiting two political signs from the recall vote which took place in Galveston in July 1987. Read more.
Five Women. One Saturday.
Published: Monday, July 02, 2018
What do you do when five women show up at your house in Galveston? Read more.
The Panoramic Sketch - E2
Published: Friday, June 29, 2018
In this episode we see a sketch drawn in 1855 of the harbor and downtown. The story takes us to Pier 21 and The Tremont House. Read more.
The Wooden Paver - E1
Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
In this episode, Rosenberg Library's Museum Curator, Eleanor Barton, shows a wooden paver that was used to pave Market Street in the 1800s. Read more.