We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Former Governor's Mansion

320 E Avenue B, Bismarck, ND 58501-3676
+1 701-328-2666
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Lovely Home with Lots of History

The home has been home to several Governors from Victorian time until 1960. The furniture is a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
MrsPickle
,
Huntington Beach, California
via mobile
Charming Victorian well preserved home

The staff was very friendly and gave a historical background of the home. Throughout the home are... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
CubsWSChamps
,
Chicago, Illinois
Read all 26 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
320 E Avenue B, Bismarck, ND 58501-3676
CONTACT
Website
+1 701-328-2666
Write a ReviewReviews (26)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The home has been home to several Governors from Victorian time until 1960. The furniture is a collection of pieces that were actually in the home with the families or pieces acquired that got the period. An interesting display is the different wall papers used...More

Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The staff was very friendly and gave a historical background of the home. Throughout the home are historical pictures. You can tour the home at your leisure. It's not very big considering it was a Governor's "mansion." Don't miss the carriage house which also has...More

Thank CubsWSChamps
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is so interesting and free as well. The staff was lovely and folks doing the flowers outside as well. This was worth the trip. The rooms were well laid out and was interesting to see this period home. Very well kept and a play...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 15 July 2017

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 18 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 30 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
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Blarney Stone Pub
493 reviews
.61 km away
Pirogue Grille
274 reviews
.52 km away
Fireflour Pizza
152 reviews
.59 km away
JL Beers
169 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum
453 reviews
1.07 km away
North Dakota State Capitol Building
217 reviews
1.11 km away
Laughing Sun Brewing Co.
63 reviews
.60 km away
Bismarck Civic Center
50 reviews
1.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Former Governor's Mansion staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit