Tours – Holiday Tours now available – reservations only

The Drawing Room reflects the period of the Mansion, Georgian Revival architecture. 

Volunteers from the Governor’s Mansion Foundation offer tours of the Washington State Governor’s Mansion on most Wednesdays throughout the year (except holidays and the month of August). Tours are free and last approximately 45-60 minutes. 

The Mansion can only be visited as part of a guided tour. 

Adult tour guests must present photo identification and all visitors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No cameras, umbrellas, strollers, or food/drink will be allowed on the tour. The Mansion is accessible to wheelchairs and walkers. Visitors must walk a 200-yard incline up to the entrance.

For reservations, please visit the Department of Enterprise Services website at http://des.wa.gov/services/facilities-leasing/capitol-campus/tours.   Reservations MUST be made at least 24-hours in advance. For questions or additional information, please contact the State Capitol Tour Office at 360.902.8880 or email at tours@des.wa.gov.

For information about touring the State Capitol buildings and grounds visit the Department of Enterprise Services tour information page.

 

Note: Reservations are now available for holiday tours to the Governor’s Mansion, which are among Washington’s most popular tours. Morning and afternoon tours are offered, on a first-come, first-served basis, on Wednesday, December 5, 12, and 19. Each tour is open to 25 guests. The tours are hosted by the Governor’s Mansion Foundation and morning times include 10:00, 10:20, 10:40, 11:00, and 11:20. Afternoon tours are set for 1:00, 1:20, 1:40, 2:00, 2:20, 2:40, and 3:00.

For holiday tour reservations, please visit the Department of Enterprise Services website at https://des.wa.gov/services/facilities-leasing/capitol-campus/tours.   Reservations MUST be made at least 24-hours in advance. For questions or additional information, please contact the State Capitol Tour Office at 360.902.8880 or email at tours@des.wa.gov.