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Governor's Palace

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Address: Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
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The luxurious palace of the loyalist governor, complete with meticulously...

The luxurious palace of the loyalist governor, complete with meticulously replicated late 18th century furnishings.

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Must see of Colonial Williamsburg. Beautiful building with tons of history. Marsha was so knowledgeable but she made it fun and exciting. She was also pretty funny. Favorite tour... read more

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delaware
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must see of Colonial Williamsburg. Beautiful building with tons of history. Marsha was so knowledgeable but she made it fun and exciting. She was also pretty funny. Favorite tour of all the buildings.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The governor's palace was a great place to start our tour of Williamsburg. The tour provided great insight to the happenings during the time leading up to the revolution and humanized the facts by showcasing the personal items left behind. The tour moved throughout several rooms, the guide did an excellent job explaining the various features of each room and... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Accurate reproduction of the original's Governor Mansion. Very interesting tour, that is included with your day ticket

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tour of the Governor's Palace was incredibly informative! The tour guides take the time to answer any and all questions and are very knowledgeable! If you visit Colonial Williamsburg, do not leave this gem off your list of things to do!

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Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see when you visit Williamsburg. We had a wonderful guide to tell us the history of the palace. The grounds are amazing!

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The gardens alone are worth the visit, simple and beautiful. We went to a chamber music concert one evening which included a talented soprano and instruments all strung with gut in order to be of the period - the music was top-notch. A tour of the place is well worth your trouble as it includes history and interesting information about... More 

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Mosheim, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My children even enjoyed the tour. I wasn't sure that they would. It is nice that there are places like this that is a part of US history and also a part of English history.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful place with incredible gardens. Probably my most favorite gardens in Williamsburg. Tour was wonderful.

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Harborcreek, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You go as a group, and if full, can get a bit stuffy. Palace is very ornately decorated and interesting, but again...large group makes it a bit uncomfortable. Outside grounds are gorgeous.

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Erwin, Tennessee
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An interesting tour of a lovely building that embodies the history of Williamsburg. The tour is not too long and the wait was tolerable, even with teens.

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