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“Well Worth the Visit”
Review of Executive Mansion

Executive Mansion
Ranked #22 of 64 things to do in Springfield
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Owner description: Historic Governor's mansion.
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Tour hours are limited (Tue and Thurs, 9:30-11 and 2-3:15, Sat 9:30-11) but if you can find the time we'd highly recommend the visit. The house is huge - it was built in the 1850s and has been expanded and renovated several times since then. The interior decor is beautiful with gold leaf applied to much of the trim throughout the house. The dinning room table can seat 32 (or something like that). They have plenty of antiques throughout the house. Our tour guide was very informative. Be sure to walk the gardens as they are well kept and lovely.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Was nice to be able to see the mansion of the governors. Beautiful furniture and portraits. The gardens were also lovely. Knowledgeable docents led the tour.

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

We very much enjoyed the tour of the Governor's Mansion. The nice lady that was our guide was qute knowledgeble. The building and furnishings are lovely as are the gardens; all of these are very well maintained. We learned a lot and I look forward to taking my grandchildren there.

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

The building itself is interesting and the gardens are lovely. Our tour guide seemed dis-interested, and though his script was well rehearsed, any further questions were answered with "I have no idea" more often than not.

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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Have been to the Executive Mansion numerous times and I learn something new each time. Beautifully maintained, knowledgeable staff, interesting rooms and furnishings/antiques...a must see for the Springfield area. No cost and easy to find street parking around the mansion.

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