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Right across the street from the capital, the mansion is well maintained. Behind a high fence and... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Randy K
Des Moines, Iowa
A good drive or run by

It's always interesting to see where the governor lives. Right across the street from the capitol... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Dubuque, Iowa
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Oct 14, 2018
“A good drive or run by”
Jul 3, 2018
“Nothing Special Anymore”
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.
1425 H St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3759
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

It's always interesting to see where the governor lives. Right across the street from the capitol which shouldn't be missed on a trip to lincoln.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Yes, this was once the Governor's Mansion. But compared to home being built today in exclusive neighborhoods, this Mansion is well past it's time. I'm not really sure if it gets used much or if its just a icon of the State. Its was fun...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Having read other Tripadvisor reviews, we decided to visit this place. After the State Capitol, we visited this at 2 pm on a Saturday, only to find it closed for the day. We were disappointed, as it looked quite nice. Funnily, there were no timing...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Omahan I
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Right across the street from the capital, the mansion is well maintained. Behind a high fence and guarded, as it should be, the mansion is beautiful to look at.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Randy K
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Quite interesting, beautiful home, stumbled upon it by chance, glad we stopped. It was a good activity for a cold rainy day.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank vlmcginnity
Reviewed November 29, 2016

This structure was no doubt converted from a National Mid-Priced Hotel Chain of indeterminate origin, possibly Ramada, but could be some other. I am not an expert on this. Service is sketchy, as occupants have seriously mismanaged health care, corrections, tourism and other responsibilities under...More

Date of experience: October 2016
6  Thank dave f
Reviewed November 3, 2016

I was able to visit the governor's mansion during that time due to a family connection to the Governor's Mansion. It is a interesting place to visit and a fair amount of history of past Governor's and their spouses. There is a cook book by...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank nstoole
Reviewed October 26, 2016

It is advertised but it was locked up tighter than a drum the day we were there and it looked like it had been for a while. Disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank cyclop
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Nice historic house,beautiful inside and out, beautiful yard,nice fountains, great hosts, great food, friendly people good parking,

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Earl J
Reviewed September 7, 2016

You can't go in (obviously) but this is a fun part of touring the state capitol building (which is also very impressive).

Date of experience: September 2016
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