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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

409 W Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6440
+1 928-779-4395
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To see the interior of this house you must do a tour. You can get a combo ticket for this and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
brn2trvl2
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Very interesting. The mansion is an important piece of Flagstaff history. A peek into early... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Vicki D
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, Riordan Mansion is an impressive reminder of gracious living in a small, territorial logging town. The historic building is an Arizona treasure — a remarkable example of Arts and Crafts style architecture featuring a rustic exterior of log-slab siding, volcanic stone arches, and hand-split wooden shingles. The expansive home has forty rooms, over 13,000 square-feet of living area, and servants' quarters. The Riordan residence was designed by the creator of Grand Canyon's El Tovar Hotel, Charles Whittlesey.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“two brothers” (25 reviews)
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409 W Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To see the interior of this house you must do a tour. You can get a combo ticket for this and the pioneer museum at a very reasonable price. This house tour tells you about the families that lived here and the development of early...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very interesting. The mansion is an important piece of Flagstaff history. A peek into early Flagstaff.

1  Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We all enjoyed the mansion and learning the history of the family and Flagstaff. The only concern I have is that it is not disability friendly . I understand that you can't change the stairs but there isn't even a chair ANYWHERE you can sit...More

Thank LovemyAcura
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Interesting place to visit. Kind of fun to imagine what the family was like. So many smart uses of angles to capture good sun days. Great tour guides.

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a beautiful mansion and the tour was very interesting. It was ten dollars a person, which did seem a bit expensive, but I am glad I went.

Thank AliceGr
Reviewed 14 October 2017

If you like history be sure and do the house tour. It's a huge duplex with a common room in the middle, one half is left as is (or was) from the last inhabitant the other half is a museum. It's a guided tour and...More

Thank NancyTColorado
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My daughter took me to Flagstaff, AZ for my birthday and we took a two hour tour of the two Riordan Mansions, it was awesome and I really enjoyed it, the tour guide was excellent. Two brothers married two sisters and after living side by...More

1  Thank patriciafZ8049XC
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The mansion is located off the main street, across from some University buildings. Our tour guide was very good and the visit was like stepping back in time. We enjoyed seeing the rooms and furnishings and learning about the family. If you like doing house...More

Thank Tripping9900
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This tour was wonderful! If you have any interest in history this is a must. It was a guided tour and our group was small so we could easily ask questions. The tour guide was great and took her time.

Thank Stournay
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Great tour of the house built by two brothers who married two sisters. One of the interesting things about the house is it was designed by the same individual that designed the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon.

Thank WMFord
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JJTK
13 May 2016|
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Response from texasexile1954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, can't post websites here. Contact the mansion by phone or see Arizona State Parks website. You may be able to make reservations for tickets, as well(to take the tour, you must buy a ticket). Remember, Flagstaff can be... More
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Loren S
6 February 2016|
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Response from WestSideKid | Reviewed this property |
When we went on a Thursday in mid-January, it was 10AM to 5PM, and closed Monday - Wednesday. Weekend hours and Summer hours may be different. Check the website for more exact information. Tours are every hour with the... More
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