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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

409 W Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6440
+1 928-779-4395
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Nice way to spend a couple of hours

Interesting building made even more so by the well informed and enthusiastic volunteer who took the... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2017
London, United Kingdom
Grandkids in Arizona

Wonderful historical tour of early 1900s home with fascinating back story. Grandkids learned a... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
Dan H
Metairie, Louisiana
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Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, Riordan Mansion is an impressive reminder of gracious living in a small, territorial logging town. The historic building is an Arizona treasure — a remarkable example of Arts and Crafts style architecture featuring a rustic exterior of log-slab siding, volcanic stone arches, and hand-split wooden shingles. The expansive home has forty rooms, over 13,000 square-feet of living area, and servants' quarters. The Riordan residence was designed by the creator of Grand Canyon's El Tovar Hotel, Charles Whittlesey.
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409 W Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6440
+1 928-779-4395
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Reviewed March 15, 2017

Interesting building made even more so by the well informed and enthusiastic volunteer who took the guided tour (the only way to see the whole mansion, every hour on the hour). Compares favourably to other buildings I have visited in the USA.

Thank EssexRon
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful historical tour of early 1900s home with fascinating back story. Grandkids learned a lot. Grandparents too!

Thank Dan H
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This mansion was built for two brothers and their families not including the lumber mill and properties they also had. The design is unique it is actually two separate identical homes with a common living/family room in between. Has Mission style furniture build from the...More

Thank Redrosebud2014
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We bring our kids here every year for their story time with Mrs. Claus. This year was wonderful. The staff is always so warm and inviting and they are happy to show you the mansion and talk to you about the rich history. We love...More

Thank Postumss
Reviewed February 5, 2017

We like the Arts and Crafts movement so we enjoyed this place very much. We got there in between tour groups so a wonderful lady stepped up and gave my wife and I a private walk through. What a treat. I would advise anyone going...More

Thank George A
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We visited the Riordan Mansion January of 2017. The tour was very informative and provided some interesting background on some of the early settlers of Flagstaff. The tour through the mansion is a guided tour that lasts about an hour, with some time at the...More

Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Not a mansion but nice modest large home for pioneers with lots of history. The staff is very knowledgeable and courteous.

Thank eSanMarino
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We really enjoyed the Riordan Mansion. The guided tour was wonderful and very informative. I highly recommend this.

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We just finished the tour of the Riordan Historic Mansion (tour duration: 45 -60 minutes) and we were extremely impressed. The $10 tour fee goes toward the preservation and maintenance of the mansion and grounds. It was totally worth every dollar. The park doesn't get...More

2  Thank Achie
Reviewed November 24, 2016

My wife enjoys history and wanted to go to Riordan Mansion. The staff was very knowledgeable. It's a good way to step back in time

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May 13, 2016|
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Response from texasexile1954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, can't post websites here. Contact the mansion by phone or see Arizona State Parks website. You may be able to make reservations for tickets, as well(to take the tour, you must buy a ticket). Remember, Flagstaff can be... More
Loren S
February 6, 2016|
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Response from WestSideKid | Reviewed this property |
When we went on a Thursday in mid-January, it was 10AM to 5PM, and closed Monday - Wednesday. Weekend hours and Summer hours may be different. Check the website for more exact information. Tours are every hour with the... More