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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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Used To Be More Fun

If you are a Louisiana history buff this is a great place to learn about how our state got it's... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
MGKelly
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Baton Rouge, LA
Loved it - highly recommended

Our tour guide frank was just lovely and very informative. We were in for about 90 mins... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Ack33
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502 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5719
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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
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Both the old governors mansion and old state Capitol are closed today. Signs say they're open as well as websites. It would have been nice to know before driving all this way!!!!

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 6 March 2016

As part of Louisiana's history it is well worth a visit to see how the Governor lived in days gone by. There are regular tours with very informative guides. Make this one place to visit alongside the Current and Old State Capitol Buildings.

Thank Yorkie1948
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to catch the last tour of the day, and the guide we had was excellent. The mansion is pretty much decorated and restored to its original state, and each room is dedicated to a different governor. The history,...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 11 November 2015

For the tour our guide was Bill, he was so smartly turned out, smart haircut. He showed us around the house, had lots of little stories, the hour flew by, he was about to finish when we artived and no one had come to replace...More

Thank Joy T
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Beautiful old home. Not really much to see. I go here often but mostly for catered events This is the home of The Foundation for Historical Louisiana

Thank LAHarleyGal
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