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The Old Governor's Mansion

502 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5719
+1 225-387-2464
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Wonderful place to visit

Had a wonderful tour with a lot of great stories. The tour guide was funny and very informative... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Rochestergirl
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Southern Charm Architecture

A beautiful home full of Louisiana former governors' treasures. The lady docent here was awesome... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
aspenbc
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Whitehouse, Texas
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Once the home to nine Louisiana Governors, this restored house museum includes memorabilia such as Huey Long's pajamas and Jimmie Davis' guitar, and is furnished to reflect the era in which it was occupied, 1930-1962.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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502 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5719
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+1 225-387-2464
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful tour with a lot of great stories. The tour guide was funny and very informative. Great place to visit.

Thank Rochestergirl
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A beautiful home full of Louisiana former governors' treasures. The lady docent here was awesome. She made the history come alive. We are from out-of-state, but still found it fascinating. Well worth the stop if you are interested in the type mansion architecture or the...More

Thank aspenbc
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Take the State Capitol tour and skip this one. The Capitol tour is free, much moe interesting, and covers much more. I guess if I did this and not the Capitol, then this might have been ok.

Thank ams44
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've been lucky enough to attend a couple of events here. The building is beautiful and really neat to see if you have the opportunity.

Thank Rancor418
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Don't forget to put the Old Governor's Mansion on your stop and tour list. It's got lots of history and it's really beautiful inside.

Thank dmcneal830
Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you are a Louisiana history buff this is a great place to learn about how our state got it's start. Now that it is a social event venue it's loss some of it's cache. However, if you have never visited the White House, it...More

1  Thank MGKelly
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide frank was just lovely and very informative. We were in for about 90 mins altogether I believe you should visit the old Capitol building first then this.

1  Thank Ack33
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a beautiful building with much interesting history, expertly told by the wonderful guide. The building had been derelict for a number of years and has lost the land at the back of the property. In recent times it has been restored well, but...More

1  Thank APete
Reviewed 12 April 2016

A mighty fine old building that has been kept in pristine condition. Located in the heart of Baton Rouge right on the Mississippi river.

Thank DLG123
Reviewed 31 March 2016

After hearing about how beautiful the mansion was for many years,I was extremely disappointed. We were there for a bridal show and could not believe the current state of things. There were very obvious cracks/ holes throughout (which someone at our table who inquired about...More

1  Thank ojeavg
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