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Governor's Mansion

1425 H Street, Lincoln, NE
402-471-3466
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Ranked #19 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Type: Government Buildings
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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linn ks
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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
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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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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
65 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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136 reviews 136 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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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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Plattsmouth Ne
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

A modern non descript colonial revival house which replaced a beautiful 19th century mansion; has no connection to Nebraska culture or history. Unimaginative architectural statement. For a governors mansion worth seeing, I recommend Iowa's Terrace Hill in Des Moines.

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