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Governor's Mansion

704 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601-3448
+1 502-564-8004
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A little bit of Versailles in Kentucky

this was a beautiful building. If you're spending the day in Frankfort, be sure to do this first... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rochelle C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Very nice tour

I was feeling that I had seen enough State capitols and seeing that the Governors Mansion in this... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
County Kerry, Ireland
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Built in 1914 as the new Governor's mansion, this is the oldest official governor's residence in the United States.
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3 days ago
“A little bit of Versailles in Kentucky”
1 Jul 2017
“Very nice tour”
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704 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601-3448
+1 502-564-8004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this was a beautiful building. If you're spending the day in Frankfort, be sure to do this first as they only give tours (which are free) between 9 and 11 o'clock.

Thank Rochelle C
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I was feeling that I had seen enough State capitols and seeing that the Governors Mansion in this State was open to the Public decided to go . It is a guided tour and not available every day but it was on Tuesday from 9...More

Thank alan252
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Built in 1914. Learn about the construction of the mansion and later restoration. We enjoyed listening to our tour guide. She was passionate with telling stories of past families and the history of the building. Tours Tuesday and Thursdays. Tours free. Ample Parking in East...More

1  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The building has been restored. We did not have a tour just a short talk. The garden in back was lovely.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The tour was very good. Enjoyable to hear about some of the first ladies and outstanding governors. The mansion is very beautiful and the gardens and grounds are lovely.

Thank heartintennessee
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful the gardens in front of the mansion are always so beautiful. I have always enjoyed visiting the grounds.

Thank Mamie C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Tours are available Tuesdays and Thursdays. The staff is so amazing and sweet and knowledgable! Such an experience! Boro, the house man, was the best part!

Thank Kelli H
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is an elegant mansion inspired by French architecture, and built over 100 years ago. It is part of the Capitol complex, and is easy to see the mansion, clock, grounds and Capitol all at the same time. The house itself is closed to the...More

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The mansion is gorgeous! The landscaping was beautiful! I didn't spend much time roaming but it was very nice!

1  Thank VickiVitaleMorse
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I love walking among the garden there and seeing where our Governor and the first Lady live. I had the privilege to go to the Mansion when I was in High School for Tea. A wonderful experience for any young Lady to experience.

2  Thank Avamarie1180
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