Special Exhibitions and Programs
Stitched Together: Exploring the Brown Family Quilt - September 6, 2018 until November 1, 2018
This exhibit explores the Brown family ‘Crazy Quilt’ made by Governor Brown’s wife, Elizabeth Grisham Brown, and his daughter, Mary Virginia. This quilt is a tapestry of Brown family memorabilia and includes mementos and hand-embroidered details that illuminate their past and showcase their lives in 1880s America. Please join us as we explore this quilt and the history surrounding it.
Family Halloween Tour - Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Join us on Halloween night for a family friendly tour of Executive Tricks and Treats! You'll learn all about the Mansion, the history of Halloween, and how Halloween was celebrated in the 19th century. Feel free to come in costume and enjoy some treats before your tour in our education building beginning at 5:30 on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Regular admission rates apply - $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $2 for students, ages 6 and under are free. Advanced tickets are required and space is limited. Please call 478-445-4545 to purchase your tickets!
Death: After Dark Tour - Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Back by popular demand, our Death: After Dark tour on Halloween night! This specialty tour will focus on the deathways of the 19th century and is intended for mature audiences and may not be suitable for young children. The tour will begin with some treats in our education building at 7:30 pm. Advanced ticket purchases required and space is limited. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $4 for students. Please call 478-445-4545 to purchase tickets and reserve your spot for this darkly unique Mansion tour!
CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY DECORATING - November 12 until November 18, 2018
Christmas at the Mansion 2018 - November 18 until December 21, 2018
Christmas comes again to the Mansion starting on Sunday, November 18, 2018. See all of this year's decorations on your tour of the Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday 2 to 4 pm each week. The last day of tours will be Friday, December 21st. The Mansion will be closed for Thanksgiving November 22-26, 2018. Normal tour admission rates apply: adults $10, seniors $7, students $2, Georgia College faculty, staff, and students free.
Christmas Candlelight Tours - December 8, 15, and 18, 2018 at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a special evening Christmas tour on Saturday, December 8th, 15th, and Tuesday the 18th. There will be two tours each night, one at 6:00 pm and one at 7:00 pm. Each tour will include live music performed in the Rotunda which you can hear throughout the house and candles burning in various rooms. There are no advanced tickets sold for these tours, tickets are available night of in the gift shop. Normal tour admission rates apply: adults $10, seniors $7, students $2, Georgia College faculty, staff, and students free.
CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY BREAK - December 22, 2018 until January 2, 2019