House Tours
See behind the doors of Cape May's Victorian treasures

Cape May's delightful Victorian architecture draws thousands of visitors each year. As beautiful as these homes, churches and B&B inns are from the outside, it's even more fun to see inside and meet the owners and innkeepers. Throughout the year, MAC offers a variety of tours to let you do just that.

Emlen Physick Estate
No trip to Cape May is complete without  visiting Cape May's only Victorian house museum, the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate. A variety of tours are offered throughout the year to let you see how the Physick family lived and help you learn about the Victorian era in Cape May.


Angel of the Sea Tour

Take a 30-minute guided tour of one of Cape May’s most charming historic B&Bs and hear how this elegant property, built in the 1850s, was moved to its current location. Enjoy light refreshments after your tour.

Tickets $8

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Christmas Candlelight House Tours
The jewel in the crown of the holiday season, these self-guided tours let you visit more than a dozen properties, all decked out for the holidays. Cape May is not to be missed at Christmas time!


Cape May Designer House Tour
Saturday, Sept. 24: 11am-4pm
A self-guided tour of six of Cape May’s finest, privately-owned homes, showcasing the creativity of local and regional designers.

Tickets $30

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Private Homes Tours

Offered during Spring Festival and Victorian Weekend, Private Homes Tours  take you beyond the doors of a selection of charming private cottages in the Cape May area.  These homes are not normally open to the public.  Limited to 300 tickets each tour.

Admission: Adults $20; children (3-12) $15

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You can also purchase tickets in advance at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street, or at the Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St. at the Carriage House or the Hill House Office. 


for Information Booth and Carriage House hours of operation

 Hill House is open daily, 9am-5pm

For more information, call

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278