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Address: 1425 H St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3759
Phone Number: +1 402-471-3466
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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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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
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 their domain. One can only hope that their residency here is a short-lived one, but... More 

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Columbus, Nebraska
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 Governor's Orr spouse that I own and have used some of the recipes.

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Columbus
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109 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Norfolk
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99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

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

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Aliso Viejo, California
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409 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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).

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
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!

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
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.

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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.

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Unadilla, Nebraska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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