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Original Governor's Mansion

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Address: 304 North Ewing, Helena, MT 59620
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+1 406-444-4789

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A Victorian Treat

The Victorians of Helena have their own charm. While back East (Chicago to Boston) the wealthy were building mega houses, the people in Helena were building classic Victorian... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Helena, Montana
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Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Victorians of Helena have their own charm. While back East (Chicago to Boston) the wealthy were building mega houses, the people in Helena were building classic Victorian houses that had the charm of family living and the elegance of simple beauty. The craftsman in this home is amazing!

Thank OttoSeitz
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Visited the historic home on a free tour day. Our guide provided a terrific look into the architecture and daily life of early governors. A must see for history buffs.

Thank Arnold S
Dayton, Ohio
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This tour was very interesting. The rich history behind the mansion was very interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and accommodating. Being from Dayton, OH, it was a surprise to know that the guide was from Kettering, OH.

Thank richpmt
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is another must do when in Helena. Cost was $4.00 each. Very good price for what you will see. The Mansion is simply magnificent! You will not be disappointed. To see how our Governor lived way back when, is nice to see. All the fancy wood work is just perfect and beautiful.

2 Thank montanacountry
Fort Worth, Texas
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This Govenors mansion is in a historical neighborhood with many old homes within sight. Easy neighborhood to walk thru and photo opportunities

1 Thank Carolyn L
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44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Very informative tour conducted by Bobbie! This mansion, like so many historical places has survived numerous changes over the years. The historical Society has done an incredible job of restoring this building back to it original grandeur. Our guide, Bobbie, really helped us understand many of the luxuries that this house had in the late 18th century. Excellent tout f... More 

1 Thank William B
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The guide was very sweet. Gave us a tour. It was interesting. Cost was minimal. and she had some cute tales about the families that had lived there.

Thank Lanette G
Scottsdale, Arizona
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The home is under construction and not available for tours when we visited the end of May 2016. No notice of when it would be opened.

1 Thank Bonnie B
Helena, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

A visit to this 100 year old mansion is always worth your time. The woodwork, furnishings, textiles, glass and stone work are intricate and come from all around the world. The building served as the home to many Montana governors and is steeped in history. It is three stories of living Montana history.The furnishing continue to expand as citizen donate... More 

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Billings, Montana
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Montana's Original Governor's Mansion is the most historic home in Montana and it is a very cool place. There is so much history here. This is a beautiful home that has been restored and maintained with great care. If you are visiting Helena, this home should be at the top of your list of places to visit. The dinning room... More 

Thank MontanaSplash

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