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Former Governor's Mansion

320 E Avenue B, Bismarck, ND 58501-3676
+1 701-328-2666
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A real gem hidden away off Bismarck's beaten track

This mansion is not the easiest to find, mainly because of the unusual numbering system for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnfaeHuntly
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Huntly, United Kingdom
Closed when it was supposed to be open

We arrived on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2 PM. Per their web site they are supposed to be... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
maryo498
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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320 E Avenue B, Bismarck, ND 58501-3676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This mansion is not the easiest to find, mainly because of the unusual numbering system for Bismarck's Avenues which even confused our GPS! However it is well worth persevering in order to find this lovely historical house. The mansion is large for its time but...More

Thank JohnfaeHuntly
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We arrived on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2 PM. Per their web site they are supposed to be open this time of year from 1 - 5 on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Frustrating to go out of our way to...More

Thank maryo498
Reviewed 15 March 2017

For those who enjoy seeing what it was like to live in a mansion in the early part of the last century this is the place to visit. It has been lovingly kept up and restored and is a great way to spend a few...More

Thank gaabpamm
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Not a "large" attraction but filled with period furnishings and also history as shown through the many governors that lived here. The docent gave us extensive background on the mansion and also lots of information on what was going on in Bismarck the day of...More

Thank RandiFayeC
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I imagine it's difficult in this day and age to get grants to keep hear kind of places going and interesting in the modern era of interactive exhibits and the such. It's a lovely house where the staff quite clearly care about the history and...More

Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I love the old Governors Mansion. I believe it was built in about 1888. It is an old vicorian style mansion. It has 2 fireplaces, 2 bedrooms and a couple or bedrooms for the maids. Also a Parlor with a piano and fireplace, A fancy...More

Thank jensenh98
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Every year they have an ice cream social and I just happen to show up on that day. This building wasn't built for the governors but ended up serving that purpose later on. It has an interesting maids quarters that are two steps below the...More

Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a pretty cool place to visit. The restoration has not been done phenomenally but it's still really neat to quickly check out. The part of the city is beautiful and the surrounding homes are quite spectacular too.

Thank kelsaj12
Reviewed 1 March 2016

An hour of your time will allow you to see this neat historic home. Great history and fund to look at interior decoration of the past.

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Located about 10 minutes from the interstate, a great place to stretch your legs. The furnishings & posted information offered good education of the area & past leaders. Stroll through the house and carriage house at your own pace...took us about 40 minutes. No entrance...More

Thank wkndfarm
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