Old Governor's Mansion

502 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802- Map It
Phone: (225) 387-2464

AAA Editor Notes

Old Governor's Mansion is at 502 North Blvd. between Royal and St. Charles sts. This Georgian-style mansion was constructed in 1930 for Gov. Huey Long and is said to be a copy of the White House as designed by Thomas Jefferson. The mansion was replaced as the official governor's residence in 1963. Docent-led tours allow visitors to see the ballroom, state dining room, west wing, governor's office, living quarters and memorabilia from the mansion's political families. Guided tours are available.
$10; $9 (ages 62+); $8 (grades K-12).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-4. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.