Terms & Conditions

  • PHOTO IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED for all persons 18 and older.
  • Names of all individuals touring is required no later than 24 hours prior to your tour. Please e-mail the list to tours@des.wa.gov or provide the names in your Tour Request.
  • Visitors should proceed directly to the mansion for check-in at least 10 minutes prior to their scheduled tour time. You will be met by a Washington State Trooper at the driveway entrance.
  • For Visitor Parking Information, and to view an online campus parking map, please click on the following link: https://des.wa.gov/services/facilities-leasing/capitol-campus/parking-shuttle-service.
  • For groups who have received prior approval to drive up to the mansion due to a special need, please submit the following vehicle information at least 24 hours prior to your tour: make, model, color, year, and license plate number of the vehicle.
  • The walk to the mansion includes a gradual incline. The tour is 45 minutes of walking and standing. The mansion is accessible to walkers and wheel chairs (1st Floor only). Public Restrooms are not available.
  • Backpacks, strollers, umbrellas, gum, food and beverages are not permitted on the tour. Bins will be provided for storage of personal items. Purses are okay.
  • Souvenirs will be sold at the end of the tour for those who wish to purchase mansion memorabilia. Debit/credit cards, cash, and checks accepted.
  • Weapons of any kind are prohibited on the Mansion grounds. There will not be a place to secure firearms, knives, pocket knives or other weapons prior to entering. Please plan appropriately prior to arriving.
  • Please share the above information with your group. If you need to cancel or make changes to your reservation, please call the tour office at 360-902-8880 or by e-mail at tours@des.wa.gov as soon as possible. Thank you.