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Felicia B wrote a review Apr 2019
Fort Pierce, Florida901 contributions258 helpful votes
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 vivid part of the history of this southern Confederate state. Most topics are treated fairly in words but less so in pictures. References are made to slavery and the Reconstruction Era but much is 'glossed over' . …
Date of experience: April 2019
Frances T wrote a review Feb 2019
Tallahassee, Florida271 contributions65 helpful votes
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
Margarite wrote a review Feb 2019
New York26 contributions4 helpful votes
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
Richard G wrote a review Oct 2017
Punta Gorda, Florida1,250 contributions222 helpful votes
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 they were getting ready to host a dinner for the First Lady. The mansion is tastefully decorated and the grounds are fabulous. …
Date of experience: October 2017
alisafranz50by50 wrote a review May 2017
St. Petersburg, Florida647 contributions50 helpful votes
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 rich Florida history.
Date of experience: April 2017