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“step back into history!”
Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, Riordan Mansion is an impressive reminder of gracious living in a small, territorial logging town. The historic building is an Arizona treasure — a remarkable example of Arts and Crafts style architecture featuring a rustic exterior of log-slab siding, volcanic stone arches, and hand-split wooden shingles. The expansive home has forty rooms, over 13,000 square-feet of living area, and servant's quarters. The Riordan residence was designed by the creator of Grand Canyon's El Tovar Hotel, Charles Whittlesey. Guided tours of the Mansion given daily, at the top of the hour. During Winter, tours begin at 11 am. Tour size is limited and reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are made by calling the Park at (928) 779-4395. Your guide will lead you through a pristine historic home filled with original artifacts, handcrafted furniture, and personal mementos of the Riordan families. The impressive home contains an exceptional collection of Craftsman furnishings with appointments by Edison, Stickley, Ellis, and Steinway. The first floor of the West Wing is included as part of the tour and provides displays about the family, the Arts and Crafts movement, and other local interests.
The tour of the Riordan Mansion gives a great historical view of what life was like in Arizona in the early 1900s. The two Riordan brothers, both instrumental figures in the history of Flagstaff,... Read more
Really enjoyed touring this place. You need to make a reservation which is the only way to tour the mansion inside. I believe you can do it online, but I just called and made my reservation that... Read more
This is a pretty cool state park located in the middle of the university campus. The original family home is kept in museum condition to tell the story of the family that was a major part of the... Read more
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
- Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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