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Florida History on View

The Governor's Mansion is a perfect example of old style FLorida architecture at its best. It... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2019
Felicia B
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Fort Pierce, Florida
The People's House

Every Floridian should visit "The People's House." Although only sixty years old, it is filled... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Frances T
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Apr 29, 2019
“Florida History on View”
Feb 12, 2019
“The People's House”
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

The Governor's Mansion is a perfect example of old style FLorida architecture at its best. It exudes elegance and evokes memories of a past replete with glory, nostalgia and embarrassment . Although tastefully treated, one is reminded of the suppression and oppression that is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Felicia B
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Every Floridian should visit "The People's House." Although only sixty years old, it is filled with history and with treasures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frances T
Reviewed February 6, 2019

We came by and the mansion is lovely from the outside, however you must call and make an appointment to have a tour inside. The outside garden is also locked. So can can look, but that's it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank newtangodancer
Reviewed October 30, 2017

You need to call to make a reservation to visit the mansion. However, the wonderful mansion director, makes every effort to accommodate people. We called late in the day after visiting the Grove House, which is next door. She gave us great tour even though...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank P6145YVrichardg
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

What a fun surprise to have my FDLE friend get us a last minute tour! The left side is actually where Gov. Rick Scott lives and the right side is where his family entertains. So cool to see all the pics and learn about the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Quick tour by a very knowledgeable and professional woman employed by the Governor's Mansion. We toured the ground floor and saw the entry, dining room, library, grand room, sun room and garden. Quick enough and just the right amount of information to keep a bunch...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank R1323MLchristineg
Reviewed March 1, 2017

a mix of old and new featuring changes as the Gov changed. Beautiful and don't miss the other house on the grounds

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank cmcJaxFl
Reviewed February 7, 2017

The tourguide was enormously knowledgeable about Florida history and everything about the mansion. It is a beautiful, elegant and comfortable home built in 1956, but looks much older in its stately appearance--pun intended!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The Florida Governor's Mansion is available for touring - by appointment only. You will see the five over-sized public rooms. The décor is gracious - and, understated - although The Mansion is filled with treasures. It is truly "the people's house." Doing this is a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Frances T
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We took our homeschooling group and had about 40 of us. The staff were helpful and encouraged questions. We learned about the Christmas tree chosen by the Governor's Family, the mantle decorations, the wall paper in specific rooms and the addition of the sun porch....More

Date of experience: December 2015
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