Wisconsin's Executive Residence
Built in 1921, this classical revival-style, 34-room mansion occupies four acres on Lake Mendota. Guided tours, which last 30 minutes, include a brief history of the residence with a view of the main rooms on the first floor. Visitors can also stroll through the home's seven formal gardens, and enjoy a view of Lake Mendota.
Hours of Operation
Tours offered Apr-Aug, Thur only 1-3pm; special holiday tours offered in Dec. 2013 Holiday Season tours: Dec 4, 5, 11, 12, Noon-2pm. Sat Dec 7 & 14, 10am-Noon.
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