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Right across the street from the capital, the mansion is well maintained. Behind a high fence and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Randy K
Des Moines, Iowa
Nothing Special Anymore

Yes, this was once the Governor's Mansion. But compared to home being built today in exclusive... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Bob S
Omaha, Nebraska
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3 Jul 2018
“Nothing Special Anymore”
5 Nov 2017
“Disappointing trip”
This two-story brick Georgian Colonial-style home built in 1957 is open for half-hour Thursday afternoon tours which include a unique doll collection of the state's first ladies in their inaugural gowns and information about the mansion furnishings.
1425 H St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3759
+1 402-471-3466
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Yes, this was once the Governor's Mansion. But compared to home being built today in exclusive neighborhoods, this Mansion is well past it's time. I'm not really sure if it gets used much or if its just a icon of the State. Its was fun...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Having read other Tripadvisor reviews, we decided to visit this place. After the State Capitol, we visited this at 2 pm on a Saturday, only to find it closed for the day. We were disappointed, as it looked quite nice. Funnily, there were no timing...More

1  Thank Omahan I
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Right across the street from the capital, the mansion is well maintained. Behind a high fence and guarded, as it should be, the mansion is beautiful to look at.

1  Thank Randy K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Quite interesting, beautiful home, stumbled upon it by chance, glad we stopped. It was a good activity for a cold rainy day.

1  Thank vlmcginnity
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This structure was no doubt converted from a National Mid-Priced Hotel Chain of indeterminate origin, possibly Ramada, but could be some other. I am not an expert on this. Service is sketchy, as occupants have seriously mismanaged health care, corrections, tourism and other responsibilities under...More

6  Thank dave f
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I was able to visit the governor's mansion during that time due to a family connection to the Governor's Mansion. It is a interesting place to visit and a fair amount of history of past Governor's and their spouses. There is a cook book by...More

Thank nstoole
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It is advertised but it was locked up tighter than a drum the day we were there and it looked like it had been for a while. Disappointed.

1  Thank cyclop
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice historic house,beautiful inside and out, beautiful yard,nice fountains, great hosts, great food, friendly people good parking,

1  Thank Earl J
Reviewed 7 September 2016

You can't go in (obviously) but this is a fun part of touring the state capitol building (which is also very impressive).

1  Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We were given a tour of the Mansion by a very knowledgeable guide. Our guide enjoyed her job and made the tour fun. If you have the time and tours are available, it is worth seeing.

2  Thank Laura L
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