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Very nice, traditional styling. Beautifully decorated and surprisingly available for rent for... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
WelltraveledWV
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Charleston, West Virginia
The guide (Royce) was excellent.

The guide (Royce) was excellent. We made a last minute reservation and he worked hard to fit us in... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Bill L
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Buffalo, New York
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Built in 1924, the home of the Governor of West Virginia is a traditional Georgian colonial mansion with a stately, but somewhat homey, feel. Tours are conducted on Thursday and Friday mornings.
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1716 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25305-0008
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Very nice, traditional styling. Beautifully decorated and surprisingly available for rent for certain groups.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank WelltraveledWV
Reviewed June 1, 2018

The guide (Royce) was excellent. We made a last minute reservation and he worked hard to fit us in. Worth an hour of your time and next door to excellent museum and statehouse.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Gorgeous mansion with beautiful landscaping all around. One of the prettier mansions. Capitol close by with a gilded dome.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

One of the few really worthwhile sites to visit in Charleston, this 30-room Georgian executive mansion is located to the west of the state Capitol overlooking the Kanawha River. Elegantly proportioned, with a two-story portico supported by four Corinthian columns, it is built of red...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank CJW913
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a look while visiting the adjacent capitol building (see separate review). It's a beautiful building and I understand tours can be prearranged to visit the interior but we only saw it from the outside. So for anyone who likes architecture or for a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I have been to the Governor's Mansion many times! It is very beautiful and historical. A must visit when in Charleston, our Capitol City!! Of Note: You must schedule a tour in advance of your visit.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Candi2016
Reviewed July 23, 2017

The AAA tourist book for West Virginia stated that the Governor's Mansion is often opened for tours but you have to call for a reservation. When we got to the state capitol building , we asked our tor guide if we could visit the mansion,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank tikvah48
Reviewed July 6, 2017

I grew up in Charleston and had the opportunity to tour the mansion last weekend. It is a very impressive home, with an enormous amount of history. It was beautiful both inside and out. I truly appreciated the opportunity to visit and my children loved...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank grovers572
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Our Governor's Mansion is very beautiful and When Jay Rockefeller was Governor Mrs. Sharon Rockefeller invited some children from Mexico that were visiting in my neighborhood for cookies and milk -the Mansion is open for visitors especially at /Christmas and they always have a beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Judith R
Reviewed July 20, 2016

On the corner of the beautiful W. Va. capitol grounds sits the Govenor's Mansion. Tours are not available to my knowledge, so a picture of a big brick house, 1930's style is all you'll get.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Don S
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