Virginia Governor's Executive Mansion

Visit the oldest continually inhabited governor's residence in America. The mansion has served as a home, office, and place of entertainment for Virginia governors and their families since 1813. Designed by Alexander Parris, the Virginia Governor’s Executive Mansion features antique furnishings from the 20th century. On the tour, groups will see the original woodwork, ornamental ceilings, and plaster cornices of the Federal-style mansion. Reservations are required for groups of more than 10 people.
 
Contact Info 
Address: Capitol Square, 1111 East Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219. City of Richmond. Tel: 804-371-2642. Email: executivemansion@governor.virginia.gov. Website: www.executivemansion.virginia.gov/tours. Hrs: Tues.-Thurs. 10AM-12PM & 2PM-4PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 minutes. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.