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Texas Governor's Mansion
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Owner description: The Governor's Mansion, the most historic house in Texas, sits on a beautifully landscaped city block in Austin near the Capitol building. Built in 1856, it is the oldest continuously occupied executive residence west of the Mississippi. The building has been designated a National Historic Landmark. Free guided tours of the Texas Governor's Mansion are available Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and select Saturdays, from 2:00 p.M. To 4:00 p.M. Tours last 30 minutes and are subject to availability. Reservations are required for tours and must be made at least one week in advance. There are no walk-up tours.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Walk on by”
Reviewed 8 May 2013

If you're visiting Austin, and especially if you're touring the capitol, walk on by the Governor's Mansion, which is located across the street. It is a beautiful building and you can get right up to the fence to really have a good look. The road in front of the mansion is closed, so it's relatively quiet. I'm glad we stopped.

Visited May 2013
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“Looking good!”
Reviewed 10 January 2013

The remodelling efforts are really looking good. The outside is finished and was decorated for Christmas. Can't wait for it to reopen.

Visited December 2012
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