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This is a great example of how Illinois wastes it's money. Provide a great mansion for our governor... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Hickuba
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Springfield, Illinois
Sad commentary on state's political woes

Visited during previous governor's term and it was a disgrace to the taxpayers of Illinois... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2016
Abenture
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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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The Illinois Governor's Mansion has been home to Illinois governors and their families since 1855. It is the third oldest continuously occupied governor’s mansion in the United States and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Governor and Mrs. Rauner have done an amazing job restoring the mansion after the shameful neglect by the last 2 governors. Best part is that it was all done with private dollars! Amazing!

Thank The_Original_NJM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything has been beautifully done! our tour guide was well informed on the history of the mansion. the tour lasted a little over an hour and was free. an absolute must see !

Thank karenpB4667DE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People of Illinois and the world ........WELCOME to our Governor’s Home. The home is open 11-4 daily with GUIDED Tours. Cost...Free!,, Come one..come all. Our history, elegance and pride is present in those walls. Hopefully those sharing the space for a time will make us...More

2  Thank emmav738
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The mansion is walled and gated for security in tracking entry into the grounds. It serves as the Illinois Governor's official residence during his tenure in office as business of the Governor's Office is conducted in Springfield. The residence also hosts visiting dignitaries, hosts formal...More

1  Thank gbeltz325
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The state house of. Illinios. Everyone should see this. It sits in downtown Springfield and tours are available.

Thank jim p
Reviewed August 1, 2017

With walked by. It is under construction so can't go in. The house is large and you can see why it needs repairs. Should be great when done.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This is a great example of how Illinois wastes it's money. Provide a great mansion for our governor to live in and not a one has lived in the mansion for many years.

5  Thank Hickuba
Reviewed December 12, 2016

The mansion is nice. We were not able to see some of the guest rooms due to remodeling. The rooms we did see were pretty. All decorated for Christmas.

1  Thank CruiserIllinois
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Visited during previous governor's term and it was a disgrace to the taxpayers of Illinois. Considering the luminaries (Lincoln, Roosevelt etc...) that have either lived or visited, I am ashamed to call it the executive mansion. It is still a beautiful historic site very much...More

3  Thank Abenture
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Tour guide knowledgeable, tour interesting. Doesn't take long. Home has beautiful details and stunning woodwork.

Thank MNoreen
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spencerb1943
August 14, 2018|
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Response from JustinBlandford | Property representative |
The Governor’s Mansion is open daily 1-4 p.m. We will have morning hours 9 a.m. to Noon on Aug. 26 due to large bicentennial events near the Mansion. Thank you for your question.
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spencerb1943
August 14, 2018|
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Response from JustinBlandford | Property representative |
The Governor’s Mansion is open daily 1-4 p.m. We will have morning hours 9 a.m. to Noon on Aug. 26 due to large bicentennial events near the Mansion. Thank you for your question.
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Debbie H
October 13, 2015|
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Response from JustinBlandford | Property representative |
The Governor’s Mansion is open daily 1-4 p.m. We will have morning hours 9 a.m. to Noon on Aug. 26 due to large bicentennial events near the Mansion. Thank you for your question.
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