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In addition to the eight homes listed below, Galveston Historical Foundation will be presenting two select properties as part of a Rehabilitation in Progress showcase. These homes show how GHF continues to preserve the islands history through inventive green technologies and stewardship.

2017 HOUSES ON TOUR

  • 1868 Charles and Susan Hurley House
    1328 Ball  (Homes Tour Cover House)
  • c1880 Alley House
    811 Broadway
  • 1904 Thomas and Maggie Bollinger House
    1601 Postoffice
  • 1905 James and Emma Davis House
    1915 Sealy
  • 1899 William and Ella Dugey House
    3007 Avenue P

  • 1916 Hans and Marguerite Guldmann House
    1715 35th Street
  • 1925 Joseph and Helen Swiff House
    1602 25th Street
  • 1926 Harry and Harriet Wetmore House
    1606 25th Street
  • 1915 Henry Hildebrand House
    3624 Avenue R ½
  • 1920 City National Bank Building
    2219 Market Street

WHEN IS THE TOUR?

The Galveston Historic Homes Tour is held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2017.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?

Tickets are $30 prior to May 5, 2017. $35 after. $25 for GHF members and groups of 20 or more. Call 409-765-3431 for details. Tickets are non-refundable.

WHEN CAN I USE MY TICKETS?

Tickets can be used all four days of the tour, however you are not able to view a house again after touring it.

WHERE DO I START?

You can start at any of the homes on tour. There is not a set path of houses to see in any particular order.

WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?

To purchase tickets for the tour and all special events, click here, visit The Shop At The Palace at 1402 Broadway in Galveston or call 888-305-7627. Homes Tour tickets are also available at all Houston area Randalls Food Stores after April 1. Tickets are also available the day of each tour at any homes on the tour.

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.

WHERE DO I PARK?

Parking is available near each tour home on a first come, first serve basis. No shuttle service is offered.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

Please wear soft soled shoes to minimize harm to floors. Hats, umbrellas and sunscreen are highly suggested.

WILL THE TOUR BE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER?

In case of inclement weather, the tour may be discontinued temporarily or for the remainder of the day.

WHAT IS PROHIBITED?

Smoking, photos, food, drinks and pets are not permitted.

For reasonable accommodations due to special needs, please call 409-765-3431 in advance of your visit.