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Great tour of the Governor's home

You need to call to make a reservation to visit the mansion. However, the wonderful mansion... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Richard G
Punta Gorda, Florida
Thankful for the historical visit

What a fun surprise to have my FDLE friend get us a last minute tour! The left side is actually... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
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30 Oct 2017
“Great tour of the Governor's home”
20 May 2017
“Thankful for the historical visit”
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

You need to call to make a reservation to visit the mansion. However, the wonderful mansion director, makes every effort to accommodate people. We called late in the day after visiting the Grove House, which is next door. She gave us great tour even though...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What a fun surprise to have my FDLE friend get us a last minute tour! The left side is actually where Gov. Rick Scott lives and the right side is where his family entertains. So cool to see all the pics and learn about the...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Quick tour by a very knowledgeable and professional woman employed by the Governor's Mansion. We toured the ground floor and saw the entry, dining room, library, grand room, sun room and garden. Quick enough and just the right amount of information to keep a bunch...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 2 March 2017

a mix of old and new featuring changes as the Gov changed. Beautiful and don't miss the other house on the grounds

Thank cmcJaxFl
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The tourguide was enormously knowledgeable about Florida history and everything about the mansion. It is a beautiful, elegant and comfortable home built in 1956, but looks much older in its stately appearance--pun intended!

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Florida Governor's Mansion is available for touring - by appointment only. You will see the five over-sized public rooms. The décor is gracious - and, understated - although The Mansion is filled with treasures. It is truly "the people's house." Doing this is a...More

Thank Frances T
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We took our homeschooling group and had about 40 of us. The staff were helpful and encouraged questions. We learned about the Christmas tree chosen by the Governor's Family, the mantle decorations, the wall paper in specific rooms and the addition of the sun porch....More

Thank KellyV33
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Florida Governor's Mansion was built to resemble The Hermitage in Tennessee because General Andrew Jackson was the Territorial Governor of Florida where he also fought the Seminole Indians... The mansion was built in the late 50's when the previous mansion was deemed unsafe...at the...More

Thank Barney B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great tour of the mansion. Side note: as we were leaving we were able to meet with Florida's First Lady, Ann Scott. What a genuine person, funny, smart, very knowledgeable of Floruda's history and shared a few anecdotes about the Govenor. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

The Governor's Mansion is open for private tours by appointment. We went with one other couple. The tour was given by the Head Curator and lasted about half an hour. You are greeted at the gate for a security check and are shadowed by an...More

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