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Wonderful historic tour. If you like history, this will not disappoint you. The first capital of GA.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seaton76
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An amazing piece of history on the GCSU campus

An expertly preserved, Smithsonian-affiliated museum site with tours given by well-trained... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
terminaldegree07
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Milledgeville, Georgia
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Completed in 1839, Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion is one of the finest examples of High Greek Revival architecture in the nation. Designed by noted architect Charles Clusky, an Irish immigrant and built by Timothy Porter of Farmington...more
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120 S Clark St, Milledgeville, GA 31061-3336
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful historic tour. If you like history, this will not disappoint you. The first capital of GA.

Thank Seaton76
Reviewed 28 May 2018

An expertly preserved, Smithsonian-affiliated museum site with tours given by well-trained students, as well as other special events on occasion. It's free for faculty, staff, and students, but slightly expensive (compared to other entertainment options in this low-cost area) for the general public.

Thank terminaldegree07
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Informative tour given by college student who is continuing to learn Milledgeville & Georgia's history. So much history contained in one city. Tour gives a peek back into history which is further enhanced by trolley tour. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Boone57
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I toured the Governor's Mansion as part of my history class. The tour guides are GCSU students and very knowledgeable. It was an engaging tour.

Thank Abigail B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The tour was very enjoyable, would recommend to anyone interested in the Civil War. The parking was a little hard, but all in all very enjoyable

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great one hour tour for $7...get your $3discount tickets at the tourist bureau. The saloon had a rug reproduction that was incredible.The place was all restored...some beautiful pieces of furniture. The rotunda was another beauty.. I had never seen an iron stove like the one...More

Thank 34oceanspirit
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My husband and I had heard such great things about this place. I wanted to see it. I just loved the real candles being lit. Our guide Emma was great. She was going to school majoring in history. She was able to describe everything, like...More

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The tour is excellent, the guides are very well versed on the history and give great accounts of the mansion. But if you really want a treat, do the tour at Christmas time. The mansion is exquisitely decorated and with all the set pieces you...More

1  Thank A9792DEgregb
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our tour guide gave us a memorable trip through this wonderful historic mansion! It is beautifully restored, with lovely landscaped grounds.

1  Thank LFH17
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The building is a beautiful restoration, and there is a grand story to be told here about Georgia as a state, and about Milledgeville as a Capital, before and during the Civil War; and also about the Governors who occupied the home and their families,...More

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