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Address: 1425 H Street, Lincoln, NE
Phone Number: 402-471-3466
Description: This two-story brick Georgian Colonial-style home built in 1957 is open...
This two-story brick Georgian Colonial-style home built in 1957 is open for half-hour Thursday afternoon tours which include a unique doll collection of the state's first ladies in their inaugural gowns and information about the mansion furnishings.
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A very beautiful home

The governor's house is very similar to the antebellum homes we have visited in the south. The gardens in the rear are very beautiful. You can have a nice relaxing walk among... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Nebraska
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The governor's house is very similar to the antebellum homes we have visited in the south. The gardens in the rear are very beautiful. You can have a nice relaxing walk among the many flowers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

we were driving by the capitol daughter and granddaughter got out and walked around. and I sat and looked around and saw this huge looked like red brick home so had my daughter drive by it. in no way did it say it was the gov. mansion. and we are from ks. but we guessed it was. but didn't go... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Beautiful old building with lots of history. Tours of main floor (living room, dining rooms, sun room, office) and lower level (meeting room, doll & dish collections).. Doll collection representing wives of governors (plus one husband),dress in gowns representing one of their favorites. Some past governors wives have also left a piece of jewelry or keepsake which are on display.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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30 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Stopped in at the Governor's residence for something to do on a Sunday afternoon. Very very nice. Elegant and classy. Hard to believe people actually live there. A must see.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

a beautiful home with frequently changing art shows and incredible historic furnishings--everything has a story.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

It was a long time ago when I came here. It was for a field trip. I'm pretty sure in elementary, but I really enjoyed it as I love mansions.

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Washingon, Kansas, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

We were invited to the Governor's Mansion after my daughter was sworn in as a Probation Officer. My elderly father attended and has difficulty walking up and down stairs since losing a leg in a farming accident. The staff at the mansion were more than accomodating in letting Dad use the elevator so he could attend the reception for his... More 

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Riverside, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
66 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Take a tour of this building. You will not regret it. The architecture if fantastic. My family and I even got to meet the Governor and take pictures with him.

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Nebraska
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178 reviews 178 reviews
32 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

We have been here a few times for their tailgating parties. This last year we felt the food was the best. We enjoy viewing the house and sitting in their lovely gardens

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California City, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

By walk 5 minute but nothing to see in Mansion. Red building nice Mansion if they let us enter

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Address: Address: 1425 H Street, Lincoln, NE
Phone Number: 402-471-3466
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln

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