Historic Home Tours

Every year, selected homeowners in Albany’s historic residential districts open up their homes for a public tour. Complete with transportation by vintage trolley or horse-drawn wagon, the home tours are priceless way to get an up-close look at the lovingly-restored historic homes in Albany.

Photo of a historic home porch looking out to antique trolley and American flag during the Albany Sumer Historic Home TourSummer Historic Interior Tour

The Summer Historic Interior Tour is customarily held the last Saturday in July, each year. Check the event calendar for current dates.

The tour features several historic homes in various states of restoration. Along with the homes, guests will visit other notable historic buildings such as the Whitespires Church, Albany Regional Museum and the Monteith House Museum. This tour is self-guided. Visitors can tour the homes in any order they like. Homeowners and Hosts/Hostesses will be available to answer questions about restoration efforts, historic house maintenance and why they chose Albany as home.

Refreshments, horse-drawn wagon or vintage trolley rides are included in the $15 ticket price.

For more information, call 541-928-0911 or 800-526-5526, or e-mail  info@albanyvisitors.com.

Photo of the horse-drawn wagon during the Christmas PArlour Tour at night in front of a Christmas treeChristmas Parlour Tour

The Christmas Parlour Tour is customarily held (check the event calendar for current dates) the second Sunday in December, each year. It offers tours of several beautifully-decorated historic homes and the chance to experience the sights and sounds of a Victorian-style holiday.

Costumed carolers and vendors will delight you on the way. Ticket price is $15 general admission. Ticket price includes hot drinks, entertainment, and trolley or horse-drawn wagon rides.

For more information, call 541-928-0911 or 800-526-5526, or e-mail info@albanyvisitors.com.