Tours are by appointment only on Tuesday and Thursday on the half hour, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., July 9 through December 19, 2019. Tours are limited to four persons, minimum age 14 years, and must be arranged a minimum of 24-hours in advance by telephoning (806) 374-5490. There is no charge for admission. Tours last approximately 50 minutes and include three floors of the home. Two trained volunteers conduct each tour. Visitors may stroll at leisure in the garden.
Vintage gowns and dresses of Mrs. Harrington from the 1930’s to the 1970’s are displayed with exhibits changing four times each year. Mrs. Harrington was voted a member of the 1988-89 International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame.
Table settings designed by Mrs. Harrington are changed seasonally. The finest in porcelain, crystal, silver, and linens are featured.
“Christmas & Couture”
The Harrington House historic home in Amarillo, TX will recast the traditional Christmas tour to present “Christmas & Couture” for the 2019 season.
The new thirty-minute tour will feature Mr. and Mrs. Harrington’s exquisite Christmas decorations from the 1950s. Classic gowns, which helped secure Mrs. Harrington’s permanent placement on the International Best Dressed List, will be featured. While guests in the elegant Reception Hall admire the glittering tree at the top of the stair landing, knowledgeable Mentors will provide new stories that set the stage for a magical holiday tour.
Tours are given on Tuesday and Thursday and will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the final tour of the day at 1:00 p.m. Tours are limited to four persons, minimum age 14 years, and must be arranged in advance. There is no charge for admission.
Visitors are asked to arrive five minutes prior to their scheduled tour.
Visitors must wear low, broad-heeled shoes and must check packages, purses, coats, and cameras in available lockers.
Smoking and consumption of food and beverages are prohibited on the premises.
Harrington House is not handicapped accessible. Canes, walkers, or crutches may not be used.
Photography is not permitted in the House or on the property.