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Governor's Mansion

800 Richland St, Columbia, SC
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Ranked #22 of 53 attractions in Columbia
Type: Government Buildings, Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jan 16, 2014
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English first
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

What a wonderful tour with a guide and we were the only ones that morning! It's a beautiful Mansion with so many intresting treasures in each room. Our guide works there and was very knowledgable which is what made the tour so interesting and enhoyable. I would definately recomend .going here! After the tour you are akkiwed to wander through... More

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Warrensburg, Missouri, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We took a tour of the Governor's mansion. What a fantastic place. Fantastic gardens outside. The tour guide, Christian Green was more than excellent. His knowledge was extremely good and he was very warm, and friendly. I would highly recommend him. The mansion is beautiful and filled with antique treasures and historical artifacts. What a wonderful visit!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

There are 3 houses as I recall on the grounds. Two on the south east corner (standing in front of the mansion) and then the Governor's mansion of course. The Lace house is on the property and is a beautiful old home that you should check out while there. The mansion itself is full of rich history and decor. The... More

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Lexington, South Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

i took a tour with some of my senior friends from the y we really enjoyed the tour i will tell friends to do this tour. it is a definitely to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

They have only occasional tours. It is interesting to see how the Governor's family lives. It's especially nice at Christmas.

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Had some pics taken in the gardens here and it is great spot to get some great shots

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

Did this tour before going to the capitol and loved it. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. When i set up the tour I just assumed we would be in a group...not, we had a private tour and were allowed to take our time. The place is historic and beautiful. Thanks to all the staff.

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