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Address: 603 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
Phone Number:
+1 801-538-1005

Palace built by Thomas and Jennie Kearns at the turn of the century.

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Step back in time

The city itself is chalked with history and beautifully lined streets and upscale architectural delight's for your camera!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
Dar B
Playa Vista, CA.
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Playa Vista, CA.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The city itself is chalked with history and beautifully lined streets and upscale architectural delight's for your camera!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife and I walked around this old mansion during a recent trip to SLC. Located on South Temple between “G” & “H” Streets, the mansion was built as a residence for early mining executive Thomas Kearns and is now the official residence of Utah’s Governor. The Governor’s Mansion is open for public tours (Free Admission). About: Built in 1902... More 

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Livermore, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

An excellent example of what a Governor's Mansion should look like. Very well kept up, and has all the right trapments of a regal old mansion.

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

I have lived in Salt Lake City for many years. Finally I took time to take the tour. I am glad that I did today. I am glad they renovated the building after the fire.

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Charlottesville, Va
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Loved this mansion. Excellent guide. Very interesting history and beautiful house. Well worth the time. Check dates and times before you go though. A little off the beaten path so you want to plan well.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Beautiful building but nothing to see except to drive buy it. If you are there, you could walk down to the Historical Presbyterian Church on the same side of the road.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

We stopped to take some photos of the Governor Mansion Its a beautiful mansion. Thomas and Jennie Kearns built the home in the 1800s. One can tour the mansion during the summer months and in December. For more information on this and times/etc. we have found its best to look at the web site for latest information on this.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

It is a pity that we were not able to tour inside this house because from the street it certainly looks impressive. we're guessing that anyone with a Utah state "contact" might well be able to arrange a visit outside of June - August.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

The woodwork and architecture in this building is exceptional. If you are able to get a tour, take the opportunity. Very few contractors take the care that was done in this house. You can feel the history of the mansion as you move from room to room. I think I may run for Governor, just so I can live here... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

This building is historically "the Kearns Mansion". It was built by a fellow who "struck it rich" in the silver mines near Park City "back in the day". It has been the state governor's residence for many years. During Mike Levitt's term as governor, they had a large Christmas tree in the open "court" in the center of the main... More 

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