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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 409 W Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6440
Phone Number:
+1 928-779-4395
Description:

This five-acre park showcases the extraordinary early 1900s mansion owned...

This five-acre park showcases the extraordinary early 1900s mansion owned by the Riordan family and includes all of the original furnishings and decor.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 422 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 263
    Excellent
  • 119
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Not a mansion but nice modest large home for pioneers with lots of history

Not a mansion but nice modest large home for pioneers with lots of history. The staff is very knowledgeable and courteous.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
eSanMarino
,
City of San Marino, San Marino
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

422 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 416: English reviews
City of San Marino, San Marino
Level Contributor
24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a mansion but nice modest large home for pioneers with lots of history. The staff is very knowledgeable and courteous.

Helpful?
Thank eSanMarino
Guttenberg, Iowa
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We really enjoyed the Riordan Mansion. The guided tour was wonderful and very informative. I highly recommend this.

Helpful?
1 Thank Patricia B
Tokyo
Level Contributor
151 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We just finished the tour of the Riordan Historic Mansion (tour duration: 45 -60 minutes) and we were extremely impressed. The $10 tour fee goes toward the preservation and maintenance of the mansion and grounds. It was totally worth every dollar. The park doesn't get any funding from the state so every visitor matters to the continued survival of this... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Achie
Prescott Valley, Arizona
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

My wife enjoys history and wanted to go to Riordan Mansion. The staff was very knowledgeable. It's a good way to step back in time

Helpful?
Thank dicekite
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
225 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I found myself cooling my heels in Flagstaff here to spend a few hours. Thinking I was going to the state park I went to exercise and take him some nature. This is basically a house and a parking lot. They are closed more than they are open and there's no real nature to see. This must be someone's gift... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Dianne D
Humble
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Riordan mansion is an amazing piece of history. The architecture, decor including deer head mounted in dining room Charlotte and staff knowledgeable and friendly. Tour worth the $10.

Helpful?
Thank Marilynn B
Huntsville, Alabama
Level Contributor
126 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I'm so glad there are volunteers who keep this house open - we had an excellent guide to walk our group through the house. He gave us ample time to see each room and answered all our questions. The rooms are furnished so you can really get a feel for how this wealthy family lived. Take the time to do... More 

Helpful?
Thank Schep2014
Flagstaff, Arizona
Level Contributor
666 reviews
193 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I finally made it back to the mansion after many many years. This is a tour of a duplex mansion built by two brothers that made their money in the logging industry in Flagstaff. It was designed by the architect that designed the El Tovar hotel at the Grand Canyon. Each brother had a 6k+ sq ft wing of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brandon K
Payson, Arizona
Level Contributor
62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Riordan mansion is heaven for anyone who loves Arts and Crafts architecture and Stickley furniture. The hour long tour was very educational and we learned a lot about the history of Flagstaff. This is not an attraction for children (and adults) who cannot stand in one place and not touch things and be quiet. There are stairs and you are... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank JillMarie
Lakewood
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Riordan Mansion is located next to NAU on Milton and Riordan Rd. Call ahead to find opening hours for your visit will be short,unless you want to look around campus. Plenty of parking and a tour of the mansion is recommended. Here shoes or sandles can be worm depending on the season. Very easy to miss so if you don't... More 

Helpful?
Thank Juan N

Travellers who viewed Riordan Mansion State Historic Park also viewed

 

Been to Riordan Mansion State Historic Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
8 months ago
Bothell, Washington
11 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Riordan Mansion State Historic Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?