Government House

the state’s vice-regal home


Step inside this magnificent Gothic Revival mansion overlooking the harbour, where dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth II and the Pope were wined and dined. Take a guided tour of the great hall, grand dining room and elegant ballroom and wander the lavish estate, designed in England by famed architect Edward Blore.

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Government House
Macquarie Street
Royal Botanic Gardens

(02) 9931 5222

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Entry Fees

General admission free.

Opening Hours

Sunday, Friday, Saturday
10:30 am to 3:00 pm
And public holidays. House access by guided tour only. Tickets distributed at the gatehouse