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. Parties of 20 or more are asked to call to make a reservation.

Hours of Operation

Tours offered Apr-Aug, Thur only 1-3pm; special holiday tours offered in Dec. 2015 Holiday Season tours: Dec 2, 3, 9, 10, Noon-2pm. Sat Dec 5 & 12, 9am-Noon.

Free Admission

  • Yes


  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History