Frequently Asked Questions

When may I tour the Governor’s Mansion? Is there a fee?

You may tour the Florida Governor’s Mansion year-round. There is never a fee charged for tours.

Year-round tours, by appointment only , are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., as the schedule permits.

Visitors are required to contact the mansion curator at (850) 717-9345 to reserve a specific appointment. Groups of ten (10) or more visitors are encouraged to contact the mansion curator one-two weeks in advance to schedule a group appointment.

Visit the “Schedule a Tour  section to make reservations to tour the Florida Governor’s Mansion.


How long do tours last and what will I see?

During the 30-minute, guided tours, guests visit and learn about the six state rooms of the mansion as well as the outdoor Manatee Courtyard.


May I schedule a wedding reception, party, meeting or other special event at the Governor’s Mansion?

Only official events hosted by the governor, lieutenant governor or spouse of the governor are held at the mansion. The Executive Office of the Governor approves all mansion events. If you wish to inquire further, please contact the governor’s scheduling office at (850) 410-0501.


Is the Governor’s Mansion open for tours on weekends or evenings?

The mansion is not open for tours on the weekends or evenings because it also serves as the private residence for the First Family of Florida.