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Governor's Mansion

704 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601-3448
+1 502-564-8004
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The governor's house is near the state capital and the floral clock. It is very pretty, parking is... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
kytraveler413
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Ky has a beautiful governors mansion

Have enjoyed several occasions at this mansion. It has always been the people's mansion. Love to... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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“state capitol” (6 reviews)
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“floral clock” (2 reviews)
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704 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601-3448
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The governor's house is near the state capital and the floral clock. It is very pretty, parking is free, and I believe you can tour it also. Check for hours of operation with the KY visitors bureau.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Have enjoyed several occasions at this mansion. It has always been the people's mansion. Love to go at Christmas and enjoy all the different Christmas trees.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

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.

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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

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Reviewed 1 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

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Reviewed 23 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
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Reviewed 16 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.

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Reviewed 10 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
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Reviewed 4 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
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Reviewed 30 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

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