Santa Clara Historic Home Tour 2017


This years Historic Home Tour is scheduled for Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd. 


Three private homes and the Madison Street Inn will be on this year's tour featuring a Greek Revival, an American Foursquare and two Queen Anne Cottages.


The public buildings on the tour will be the Headen Inman House, a 1913 craftsman-style house museum and the Jamison Brown House, a colonial revival with its historic porch and beautiful woodwork inside. The Santa Clara Players and the Triton Museum of Art will also be involved with the event.  A bonus venue will be Santa Clara University's Ricard Observatory constructed in 1928 and rarely open for public access.


The nonprofit Santa Clara Women’s League will serve complimentary refreshments and hold an opportunity drawing at the Jamison Brown House during the tour as a fundraiser for their organization.


Early Bird Tickets are on sale now with a discounted price of $20 if purchased by October 31 (a real bargain!).  Beginning November 1, ticket prices will be $30 general admission, $25 Seniors (60+) or Children and Youth (6-21).  If still available the days of the tour, all tickets will be $35 at Jamison Brown House.


Tickets can be ordered at the website or mail ticket requests to:  Historic Home Tour 2017, c/o Harris Lass House Museum, P.O. Box 3311, Santa Clara, CA 95055-3311. 

Mail order flyers will also be distributed to the city libraries and other locations in October.  Mail-In purchases must be postmarked by Monday, November 27 to allow time for return mail.


Tickets may also be purchased at City Lights Espresso, 1171 Homestead Road, Santa Clara (at Jackson Street across from the Post Office) and at Antiques Colony, 1881 West San Carlos Street, San Jose or for cash only at the Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara.


The Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara and the Old Quad Residents' Association co-sponsor the Tour.  Proceeds benefit the Harris Lass Museum, historic preservation projects in the City, and nonprofit groups in Santa Clara.


For more information, view the Home Tour website at: or call the Harris Lass Museum message line at 1-408-249-7905.