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Address: 1006 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3033
Phone Number: 651-297-2161
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Governor's mansion.

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what do you expect?????

It's a house, happens to be on a beautiful street, overlooking the downtown of St Paul, but it's a house, a little larger than most others, that's it...............

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Constanta, Romania
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The "Governor's Mansion" is open one day a week (check web) at Christmas. Different businesses have decorated each room. this year it was a 1965 theme. Funny to see the Christmases of my youth on display as history! There was a l school choir singing carols. And it is free! There are also more standard historic tours other times of... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It's a house, happens to be on a beautiful street, overlooking the downtown of St Paul, but it's a house, a little larger than most others, that's it...............

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This beautiful house is 16,000 square feet.and was originally owned by the Irvine family. They donated the home to the State of MN in 1965. We visited at Christmas and were allowed to see parts of the home during the open house.

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Saint Paul Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

This is an elegant house on Summit Avenue, surrounded by an iron security fence. Someone donated it to the State of Minnesota, for use as the Governor's Mansion. Several years ago, the Governor at the time allowed trick or treating for a few hours, but that's as close as I've come to entering the house. If you drive along Summit... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the mansion a portion of the house was open for tours. Your tour has to be prearranged ahead of time, via e-mail and there are VERY limited dates and times. The 20 min tour is free but a $5 donation is requested, and in exchange you get a really nice and informative little... More 

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