Tours are held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2019. Tickets are $30 in advance and increase to $35 beginning May 3. GHF members are eligible for specially priced $25 tickets, for member tickets please purchase at any home on tour (please show your member card) or visit the following retail locations:
- The Shop at The Palace – 1402 Broadway
- Eighteen Seventy One – 2217 Strand
- Architectural Salvage Warehouse – 2228 Broadway
For general information questions, please call 409-765-7834. For group sales of 20 or more, please contact us 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.
HISTORY ON TAP DINNER
@ THE c.1881 BYRNES HOUSE
Fri., May 3, 2019 @ 7 p.m.
Great food has graced these tables before, but never quite like this as Galveston Historical Foundation’s 45th annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour offers select seats to a special Friday evening History on Tap dinner. Enjoy a specially created dinner, cooked by an award-winning chef, in a Homes Tour home. Tour homeowners will lead you on a special tour of the property while you enjoy a one of a kind evening in historic Galveston! Reservation comes with a complimentary Homes Tour ticket.
HISTORY ON TAP DINNER
@ THE 1903 SERINI HOUSE
Fri., May 10, 2019 @ 7 p.m.
Great food has graced these tables before, but never quite like this En as Galveston Historical Foundation’s 45th annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour offers select seats to a special Friday evening History on Tap dinner. Enjoy a specially created dinner, cooked by an award-winning chef, in a Homes Tour home. Tour homeowners will lead you on a special tour of the property while you enjoy a one of a kind evening in historic Galveston! Reservation comes with a complimentary Homes Tour ticket.
Sat., May 4 & 11; Sun., May 5 @ 8 a.m.
Kick off your day with a specially created breakfast, served at the Gresham House dining room table. This homes tour offering includes a complimentary post-breakfast audio tour of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace and a ticket for the 45th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour. Breakfasts will be helmed by local chef Bailey Glover. Bailey is a cooking instructor at Kitchen Chick and has been working in professional kitchens since she graduated from the University of Texas Austin in 2011.
POMO ARCHTECTURE PRESENTATION
Sun., May 5 @ 2 p.m.
This in-depth disucssion on Post-Modernist architecture in Galveston will feature presentations from William Whitaker, Curator of The Architectural Archives at University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Kathryn O’Rourke, Historian of Modern Architecture at Trinity University. Noted author Ellen Beasley and past GHF Executive Director Peter Brink will also offer comment.
CAJUN MUSIC & CRAWFISH AT THE DEPOT
Sat., May 11, 2019 @ 5 p.m.
Take a well-deserved break from a day of touring with an authentic Gulf Coast experience. This new addition to the 45th annual tour features fresh-cooked crawfish and sides, cold refreshments and authentic Cajun music from noted musicians Chansons et Soûlards, all in Galveston Historical Foundation’s 1904 G, H & H Railroad Depot.
MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST AT MENARD HALL
Sun., May 12, 2019 @ 9 a.m.
Enjoy a hearty start to the day with food, music, and more in Menard Hall, then take a tour of Galveston’s oldest residence, the 1838 Menard House! This Galveston Historic Homes Tour event will also include a ticket to the 45th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour.