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Address: 1142 S. Perry St., Montgomery, AL 36104

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Another ante-bellum classic........

This is a beautiful building in a rough area of the city. Make sure you use caution when visiting. Wish the neighborhood had been kept up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Greg W
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Irondale, Alabama
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Irondale, Alabama
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a beautiful building in a rough area of the city. Make sure you use caution when visiting. Wish the neighborhood had been kept up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Wow! We visited the mansion and what a wonderful time to share with our family! The attraction is free, so no worries for a large family or a family with lots of friends. The tours are only on the Mondays in December so make sure to take off work to enjoy lots of time together. The gift shoppe - across... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Governor's Mansion is a beautiful home located in a residential area of Montgomery. As of this writing, tours are given on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 10-2, so unfortunately, we weren't able to do a tour since we were in Montgomery over the weekend.

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Montevallo, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

I did not take a tour, instead i just drove by and snapped a couple of photos. So i cant comment on the interior, but the exterior is beautiful. Definitely worth a quick drive by.

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Opelika, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

The house is kept in such good shape and it truly belong to Alabamians. Mrs. Riley opened the House up often during her husband's governorship. She wrote a great cookbook.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

The tour guide information doesn't explicitly say that you MUST call and be scheduled for a tour or you cannot tour. We showed up at 2:15pm and were told that we should have called days or weeks ahead of time. The last tour had already departed and we were unable to view.

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Birmingham -Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

The Governor's Mansion is only open for tours the first 3 Mondays in December. This is a candlelight tour, which commences at 05:30 P.M. and ends at 07:30 P.M. The tickets are free, but they can be obtained at the Gift Shop across Finley Avenue. This is the fourth visit for my wife and I, and we were disappointed. The... More 

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Birmingham -Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

The Governor's Mansion is only open for tours the first 3 Mondays in December. This is candlelight tour, which commences ar 05:00 P.M. and ends at 07:00 P.M. Tickets are free, but they can obtained at the Gift Shop across the street. Only the bottom floor is decorated, and local decorators decorate each room. My wife and have been three... More 

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Address: 1142 S. Perry St., Montgomery, AL 36104
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery

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