Spend a day on a lovely island, visit the splendid interiors of historic homes, and stroll through neighborhoods rich in architectural heritage.

The Alameda Legacy Home Tour takes place on Sunday, September 23, 2018, from 11 am until 5 pm.

The ticket price includes  light refreshments in the garden of one of the homes on tour. Once you have your admission ticket, begin your tour at any home, at any time, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on tour day.

The tour is hosted by the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society (AAPS) and the Alameda Museum, both non-profit organizations.






The Alameda Legacy Home Tour is a joint fundraising venture of the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society (AAPS) and the Alameda Museum.


Alameda is blessed with over 4000 buildings on the Historic Study list, including many architectural styles. Our two organizations have been helping homeowners and business people appreciate the historic nature of their properties and learn restoration techniques that will bring buildings back to their original splendor.


No home tour would be possible without generous homeowners who graciously let visitors enjoy their antique and art collections and appreciate their restoration efforts.

We have collaborated on Legacy Home Tours since the 1970s. The annual tour of historic homes is the most significant fund raising effort for both AAPS and the Alameda Museum.

Alameda, with its beautiful architecture and tree-lined streets is truly one of the best places to live in the Bay Area. Visit, take the tour, and find out for yourself.

Private: Donate

The 2017 Tour was over on September 24, but you can still donate to the Tour and benefit the programs of the Alameda Museum and the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society. If you donate $15 or more, we will send you the Alameda Legacy Home Tour Guidebook as a souvenir gift.

Please donate via the Eventbrite link below:






Volunteer as a docent at a tour home, or for ticket sales, or for help with after tour activities, and you may work one shift and tour houses the rest of the time. For more information on volunteering, please email: htdocents@earthlink.net.



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