Governor's Mansion

June 5, 2021 Rose Mbori

Wise Assistant plans for you. Visit the historic Governor’s Mansion in Georgia.

The Governor’s Mansion is the official residence of the presiding Governor of the U.S. State of Georgia and the first lady of Georgia. Originally built in 1968, the property approximately spans 18 acres of wooded grounds just off the West Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta.


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Address: 391 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, United States

Phone: (404)-261-1776

Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM.

About the Governor’s Mansion

The mansion is a 24,000 square-foot home designed by Greek Revival architecture style with its 30 Doric columns along the front porch.

The Governor’s Mansion is a house museum, which means its open for free public tours. For groups of less than ten people, you can just show up at the gate at West Paces Ferry.

Reservations: For groups of more than ten people, you must make reservations before. Reservations can be done through this number: (404) 261-1776. We always advise guests to arrive before 11:00 AM, giving you ample time to complete the tour before it ends at 11:30 AM.

The Tours mainly blend guided and self-guided tours. There are docents stationed in every room to explain and teach about every collection. You may also decide to move from room to room at your own pace.

Guests should note that all their belongings are subject to security checks. No oversized bags or backpacks are allowed inside the mansion.

Note: Public tours have been canceled till further notice for health and public safety reasons.

Restaurants near the Governor’s Mansion

Some of the top spots for foods and drinks near the Governor’s mansion include:

JINYA Ramen Bar

For the ultimate Japanese ramen experience, JINYA Ramen Bar is delicious.


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Address: 3714 Roswell Rd Unit 35, Atlanta, GA 30342, United States

Phone: (404)-254-4770

Cost: $$



Alma Cocina Buckhead

This gem in Buckhead has some of the best Mexican dishes in town. It’s definitely worth a try!


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Address: Terminus 100, 3280 Peachtree Rd NE #100, Atlanta, GA 30305, United States

Phone: (404)-873-4676



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