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Historic Governors' Mansion

300 E 21st St, Cheyenne, WY 82001-3712
+1 307-777-7878
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Great docent and free

Very interesting self-guided tour that starts off with an interesting story telling docent. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Beautifully Restored and Maintained

This is the "former " governor" mansion. St least the last 4 or 5 have not lived here. There is s... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Huntington Beach, California
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Built in 1904, this grand Colonial Revival-style mansion was home to 19 of Wyoming's First Families, including the First Female Governor in the United States. Docents will gladly orient you to the home before sending you on a self guided tour of the Mansion. We are happy to welcome you as our guest to Wyoming's First Executive Mansion!
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300 E 21st St, Cheyenne, WY 82001-3712
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting self-guided tour that starts off with an interesting story telling docent. I enjoy free things!

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is the "former " governor" mansion. St least the last 4 or 5 have not lived here. There is s new residence. The tour is self guided with a brochure but our docent, Tom, gave us a great history of the house and several...More

Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Most states charge for touring their historic Governor's Mansion but Wyoming is free. The docent was very friendly and provided a very informative introduction to the history of the governor's mansion and the governors who lived in it. This is another must see if you...More

Thank ForzaDude
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Historic Governor's Museum is beautiful. The various rooms are restored to various time periods. The house still includes a Cold War bomb shelter.

Thank RustonTraveller
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Excellent renovated Wyoming Governor's house for most of the 20th Century. Many of the original furnishings. Almost all of 3 floors accessible to visitors. A docent (Tom) gave an interesting opening talk (retired HS History teacher) before we walked thru the house. I believe there...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This would probably only be on interest if you were into Western Americana, old Governor's residences or Wyoming History. Don't miss the fall out shelter in the basement.

Thank ehayes116
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Visit the Historic Mansion several times a year. It's free! The displays change every so often so I enjoy visiting whenever anyone comes to Cheyenne. There are stairs to climb and no elevators so be prepared. Make sure to go to each floor!

Thank lakjmk
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I haven't been in this amazing building since I was a kid, and it is a whole new place now that they have it remodeled so nicely. Tom gave me a personal tour and had me laughing and having a great time. I hope to...More

1  Thank Red H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you enjoy looking at historic buildings, then this is the place for you. In detail, you see all of the former Governor's and stories of there lives come to life.

1  Thank Jess K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

What a great place to visit. It's like stepping into the past and seeing what it was like to live in history. Built in 1904 this turn of the century mansion must have been the very finest at the time. You are greeted by a...More

1  Thank CasinoAce
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Response from trschank | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The street in front and on the sides has free parking :)