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Delaware Governor's Mansion (Woodburn)

151 Kings Highway, Dover, DE
302-739-5656
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Ranked #17 of 20 attractions in Dover
Traveler Description: Woodburn is the historic home of Delaware Governors.  It is Georgian in style featuring antiques, landscaped grounds and several holiday events... more »
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Delaware
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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68 helpful votes 68 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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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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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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