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Government House

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30 St. Georges Terrace, Adjacent to Supreme Court Gardens | Perth Cbd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 8 9429 9199
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Victorian-era mansion a place of mystery

Most people have never been inside Government House, it's a bit of a mystery. It houses the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
Currently renovations are in progress only gardens open

Although have been inside this building a number of times over the years it is now under going... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Darrel J
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Perth, Australia
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30 St. Georges Terrace, Adjacent to Supreme Court Gardens | Perth Cbd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Perth CBD
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+61 8 9429 9199
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Most people have never been inside Government House, it's a bit of a mystery. It houses the Governor of the State of Western Australia. I have been inside on several occasions, it's a fine Victorian-era building, made of red bricks.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Although have been inside this building a number of times over the years it is now under going renovations & open days will not be available until 2019. Gardens are still ope 3 times a week ( lunch times) & still well worth a visit...More

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Built in the late 1800's, it is an oasis amongst all the skyscrapers. Great grounds. Great views from the manicured gardens.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Government house has an interesting history and it's best left to be told by one of the local City of Perth tour guides. You can't actually access the inside of Government House (unless you're invited), but you can take pictures.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

they conduct yearly open days at Government House which is worth going to see. Its free to attend and view both inside and outside gardens

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The garden is beautiful, some parts date from 19th century. Nice historic building, fine architecture, friendly guards.

Thank 113dora
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I am pretty sure you can walk the gardens on weekends between certain times, the gardens are massive and meticulous maintained, the Governor is in residence so access is not always available, a beautiful building, you can walk past on the Saint Georges Terrace side...More

Thank Dave1018
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Government House has spectacular gardens which are quite often open for viewing and indeed to eat your own lunch on the lawns or the many sitting areas. Any person interested in horticulture would enjoy a visit. The inside of Government House is probably what you...More

Thank tranzactnow
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is typical of all Government buildings in that taxpayers pay for the construction and maintenance, but are restricted from accessing this building. Whilst there are tours and open days, these are few and far between. Considering how little activity the Governor does these days...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The lovely historic building facade can be viewed from the street, and worth a stop on your downtown walk. Located close to the river and Elizabeth quay. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

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