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Delaware Governor's Mansion (Woodburn)

151 Kings Highway, Dover, DE
302-739-5656
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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

While it's understandable that the mansion, which (technically) houses the current governor (who really only uses it for dinner parties), can't have visitors walking up and down the stairs you will see very little. You will see three rooms in the house and a small collection of collectible plates. Also the house is open only on strange hours or on... More

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Delaware
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Woodburn was open to the public for First Saturday in the First State, and I had not been there since the current governor has been in office, so I gave a visit to Woodburn (the Governor's Residence) and Hall House, the guest residence. Of course it looked nice, the guides were knowledgeable and very accommodating when I got a business... More

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Dover, Delaware
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174 reviews 174 reviews
37 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Top flight museum type part time residence of the Governor. Beautiful artifacts donated by some of Delaware's museums. Worth the visit. Grounds are beautiful

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Dover, Delaware
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174 reviews 174 reviews
37 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Like a museum but is in service every day. Beautifully appointed. Guided tours. Worth the trip. Check the schedule

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Annapolis, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

The Governor's Mansion is suprisingly small for a Governor's Mansion but has a lot of history because it was the first State in the Union.

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