2017 GHF Homes Tour

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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.

From the Blogs

Magnolia Being Planted at City Hall in Loving Memory of Galveston's Own Steel Magnolia

Published: Thursday, March 08, 2018

Family, friends and colleagues will gather to honor Galveston’s own “Steel Magnolia” Lyda Ann Thomas by unveiling a tree planted in her memory by the Galveston Island Tree Conservancy. Read more.

Get a Cost Break by Staying Mid-Week

Published: Monday, March 05, 2018

Grab that suntan lotion and put on that sexy swimsuit! Beach season has arrived and Galveston is rolling out the red carpet – eh, make that sand and sea – for the thousands of beachgoers headed to the island. Read more.

History Comes Alive at Seawolf Park

Published: Thursday, February 08, 2018

When thinking about Galveston Island you probably imagine beaches and amusements like Moody Gardens or Pleasure Pier but in between the palm trees and sea grass is a WWII memorial named Seawolf Park. Read more.

10 Reasons You Should Get On Island Time in Galveston

Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

It's hard to narrow it down to only 10 things, but here's are the 10 reasons you should get on Island Time! Read more.

Four Museums to Visit in Galveston

Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

No trip to Galveston is complete without a visit to some of the most popular museums on the island. Read more. Video
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