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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

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Address: 409 W Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6440
Phone Number: 928-779-4395
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This five-acre park showcases the extraordinary early 1900s mansion owned...

This five-acre park showcases the extraordinary early 1900s mansion owned by the Riordan family and includes all of the original furnishings and decor.

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Went to the Riordan Mansion State Park. 1 hour tours are $10 per person, but the best deal of all if you live in Arizona is to buy a yearly State Park pass for $75. I have used... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Riordan Mansion State Park. 1 hour tours are $10 per person, but the best deal of all if you live in Arizona is to buy a yearly State Park pass for $75. I have used it 6 times since I bought it in June 2016. With Slide Rock entrance fees up to $30, Riordan Mansion Tours $10... More 

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Thank Sandra M
Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A historical icon of Flagstaff replete with amazingly ingenuous inventions for it's day, this spectacular family home holds an incredible balance of opulent and rustic charm. The tour is outstanding and seeing this gorgeous architecular masterpiece is worth its weight in gold!

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Thank Kim M
Kusterdingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved visiting the Riordan Mansion and seeing how the well-to-do lived in the early 20th century. The docent was knowledgeable and friendly and it was nice being one of only 3 people being shown through the house at that time. A lot of documented history about the family, the city and the era.

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Payson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was so impressed on my first visit - I returned for a second time. And I wouldn't be surprised if I go again. The mansion was constructed in the early 1900's when Arizona was still a territory. The history of the Riordan family and early Flagstaff is vividly presented by competent docents. Architect for the home was Charles Whittlesey... More 

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Wilton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Flagstaff Visitors' Center recommended we tour the Riordan Mansion and we are happy we did. We arrived for the last tour of the day and it was well worth it. Seeing the inside of this beautifully built Craftsman style mansion kept us riveted. Our tour guide knew the history of the family and told us many details about their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Mansion because it was having a Roughrider reenactment special presentation. Although we were surprised there were only 3 actors, the amount of information they provided was amazing. While they weren't great public speakers (it took 1 1/2 hours to present a 30-45 minute talk), they knew their stuff and entertained everyone's questions. The self-guided Mansion tour... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Craftsman style mansion that is actually a duplex, built by the Riordan brothers. A fine example of living in the late 1800s.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour- totally a nice surprise in the middle of Flagstaff! Great tour guides and enjoyed learning about the Riordans! Definitely a must do in flagstaff!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the tour twice once with my girl scout troop, then I took my husband back. The history is amazing. I will also take family when they come into town. The famous El Tovar Hotel (Grand Canyon) engineer also designed this house. There are things in this house that Arizona is known for, I don't want to give it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an interesting tour! Our guide was very informative and gave us plenty of time to tour the home. Saw many of the ways the family lived and lots of furnishings of the time period. I even got to play the Steinway piano there! Well worth the time and entrance fee I would urge anyone in the Flagstaff area to... More 

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