Florida Governor's Mansion


South of The Grove property sits the Florida Governor's Mansion. In 1907, the State of Florida built the first executive mansion on this site. The old mansion was demolished in 1955 and the current mansion was completed in 1957.

The Collins family standing in front of the first Florida Governor's Mansion in 1954. Governor Collins and his family were the last residents of the old mansion and the first residents of the new mansion completed in 1957. Photo courtesy of the State Archives of Florida

Scenes from the demolition of the old Florida Governor's Mansion in 1955. Photo from The Grove's collection

W. McTammany's architectural drawing of an option for the new Florida Governor's Mansion, 1955. From The Grove's collection

W. McTammany's architectural drawing of an option for the new Florida Governor's Mansion, 1955. Note the similarities of the present building to this design, and some subtle differences. From The Grove's collection

LeRoy and Mary Call Collins with a site foreman during construction on the new Governor's Mansion, June 1956. Photo courtesy of the State Archives of Florida

New Florida Governor's Mansion shortly after completion in April 1957. Photo courtesy of the State Archives of Florida

A rare Tallahassee snow blankets the grounds at the Florida Governor's Mansion on February 13, 1958. Photo courtesy of the State Archives of Florida

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Visitor Parking:

902 N. Monroe., Tallahassee, FL 32303

Visit (Closed Until Further Notice)

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: House tours on the hour, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Saturday: House tours on the hour, 10, 11 a.m., Noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

Group Tours: Tours for groups of ten (10) or more are available at $1.00 per guest. For group tours, please contact the museum in advance to make arrangements.

Grounds open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.