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Address: 1425 H St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3759
Phone Number: 402-471-3466

This two-story brick Georgian Colonial-style home built in 1957 is open for...

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.

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Had to do it....

We did the Capitol tour - and noticed the Governors Mansion had tours the same day in the afternoon. Had lunch and decided to go for it. Worth the visit - some interesting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 23, 2016
Tom B
Gulfport, Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Thank cyclop
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Earl J
Aliso Viejo, California
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3 of 5 bubbles 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).

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

We were given a tour of the Mansion by a very knowledgeable guide. Our guide enjoyed her job and made the tour fun. If you have the time and tours are available, it is worth seeing.

Thank Laura L
Gulfport, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We did the Capitol tour - and noticed the Governors Mansion had tours the same day in the afternoon. Had lunch and decided to go for it. Worth the visit - some interesting decor and bits of Nebraska History. Would do it again!

1 Thank Tom B
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

The house was completely redecorated about 15 years ago. Not much is original to the house but there is a "doll room" that has a case of dolls labelled by Governor's spouses and their gowns. It is a beautiful house and I am glad we went.

Thank AnnC576
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great place to learn about Lincoln and some of its great history. Nice adventure for a day trip. Love the area it is located too.

Thank Tami B
Unadilla, Nebraska, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Enjoyable to see some of our state's historical treasures in this stately home, which is formal yet clearly family-oriented. The governor's pet pooch welcomed us at the front door, and the first lady soon followed, chatting with us as we toured. Admirable and long successful is the mansion's program of using prison inmates on work release as staff. This prestigious... More 

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Lincoln, Ne
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

Across the street you will find the incredible State Capital Building. Go there instead of here. The gov's mansion looks like a 1960's Ramada Inn - both inside and out. And our current governor is too rich and special to even consider living in this dump. It's insipid and booring. Nothing to see here, move along, this is not the... More 

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Holbrook, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

I have taken my fourth graders there several times. The tour staff have interesting facts to share. It is fun to see inside a mansion. They don't take us in the kitchen or upstairs to the living quarters, but we are able to see the living room, the formal dining room, an office, and family dining room, and several rooms... More 

Thank Sue H

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