Home to 33 Kentucky governors from 1798 to 1914. Landmark mansion is listed on the national Register for Historic Places and notable for the seven U.S. Presidents who have visited there. Public tours by appointment only by calling 502/564-5500
One of the oldest Executive residences in the United States, Kentucky’s Old Governor’s Mansion has a rich and diverse history, and stands as a reminder of the growth and history of our state. From its construction as Kentucky’s first Governor’s residence and office of the Governor, through its nearly fifty years as the official residence of our Lieutenant Governors, this building has seen more historic events and has borne witness to more important persons than almost any home in the Commonwealth.
The Old Governor’s Mansion in historic downtown Frankfort is now available for:
Tours at the mansion are available by appointment only!
Convenient parking is available off Clinton Street in the lot adjacent to the Luscher House, directly across from the garden entrance.
Wheel Chair accessible.