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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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So much to see

Not only are the rooms interesting, but we were able to visit some of the rooms currently utilized by the various administrations and offices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Los Altos, California
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Los Altos, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Not only are the rooms interesting, but we were able to visit some of the rooms currently utilized by the various administrations and offices.

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Apple Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We would have like to see the inside but it was closed for renovation...another State facility that was closed to the public in what I would say is the peak travel time.

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Minden, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a beautiful building that has maintained much of its original character. It was easy to get around, and people were very helpful and friendly. Surrounded by gorgeous gardens and parks, it is a must-see!

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Redding, California
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a historical home of former governors I have visited in the past and it is very interesting. However, on this trip to Sacramento, it was closed for renovations. It is located not far from the State Capitol.

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West Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

but it was kind of crowded and not well organized. The roads were full of people which was cool, but there just wasn't much room to walk around and see stuff

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Sacramento, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a Victorian that served as the Mansion until Governor Reagan - it is a beautiful building and the tour is very informative. The current governor studied for the State Bar in the attic.

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Goleta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We visited the old California Governor's Mansion by chance and ended up really enjoying ourselves. This was the historic home of California Governors and is no longer lived in. It is now a Museum and tourist attraction. There is much to admire here with beautiful wood and furnishings throughout the huge home. Our guide was very knowledgeable and told us... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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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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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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Address: 1526 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 916-323-3047
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento

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