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Governor's Mansion

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Address: 1526 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 916-323-3047
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Group tours/day tour
Description: Built in the late 19th century, this mansion was the official residence of...
Built in the late 19th century, this mansion was the official residence of the state's governor through the late 1960s.
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rich in history

The Governor's Mansion is a walk back in time and California history. The guided tours can be fun or irritating depending on your guide. But no matter what it great viewing. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Governor's Mansion is a walk back in time and California history. The guided tours can be fun or irritating depending on your guide. But no matter what it great viewing. I like to go in Dec. because it is decorated for Christmas .

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Sacramento
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The house is closed for repair and renovation. Check to see when it will be open again. They plan to open the third floor for the first time. Our current governor Brown lived there while his father was govenor (he was off at school mostly), The Regans were the last family to live there as they didn't feel it was... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very good place to visit see the home of former California governors. Up to Mr. Regan. Like the way it is all restored to its original conditions.

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Huntington Beach, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

So disappointing to find the Governor's Mansion closed for renovation during our entire stay. Guess there is another trip to Sacramento in my future.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,045 reviews 1,045 reviews
512 attraction reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Looking forward to going back again when it's open! I asked at an associated museum, and they said it'll be closed for a year if not more (reno started in Jan 2015).

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Cypress, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Historical governor's mansion, tours can be arranged for a nominal fee. Walking distance from Old Town, close to shopping (Macy's) and other local attractions like The Christmas Shoppe.

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Minneapolis, MN
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122 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I can see why the Reagans were the last Governors to live here. While elegant, unique and charming, it was all that when it was built in 1906, before electricity, central AC and modern plumbing. Everything else has been added since, but even at that it's still only a 1950's kitchen. Great place to visit, but you wouldn't want to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It was a wonderful mansion tour that I would highly recommend if you like looking at and learning about beautiful old mansions. The tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable and it was completely free! You can only see the house if you go on tour, which leave on the hour, every hour during normal business hours.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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398 reviews 398 reviews
106 attraction reviews
384 helpful votes 384 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We arrived in Sacramento Sunday afternoon and checked into our motel with just enough time, we thought, to get the last tour of the Governor's Mansion. It was quite a few blocks from our motel, but since there is only street parking for the mansion, we didn't want to risk not finding a place to park. We were glad we... More 

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Leeds
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Really interesting tour of the mansion. The guides were excellent and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend.

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