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Address: 51 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 506/453-2505
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Make sure you arrive before the hour

To catch the free tour, make sure you arrive before the hour because the tour starts on the hour and lasts 45-60 min. We arrived at 12:14pm and decided to head to St. Andrews... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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English first
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

To catch the free tour, make sure you arrive before the hour because the tour starts on the hour and lasts 45-60 min. We arrived at 12:14pm and decided to head to St. Andrews instead.

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Luxembourg
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A rainy morning spent touring this property. Interesting history and a diverse range of paintings adorn the corridors and rooms.

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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

What a nice place to have such a special events. The place is pretty, people are nice. The house in itself is magnificent.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We thoroughly loved our tour through Government House. Our guide was great, she did a bilingual tour. The rooms are so well done and it is very interesting hearing about the past and how it got to where it is now. Highly recommend taking the free hour tour.

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Helsinki, Finland
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46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Old Government House is a respectable 'pile' like all government houses, with the same style inside and out. What makes this one special is the riverside setting. It is a good idea to have exhibitions on the premises. We saw some lovely silver jewellery made by students. Amazing things!

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Fredericton, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The free tour was awesome and very informative. A little bit of history and being able to tour the closest mansion around is great

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A stop worth making in the Capital city, Government House is easy to explore. You enter through a beautifully renovated basement and take the elevator up through 2 levels to view the gracious halls and rooms with their ever changing displays. Historic furniture and art everywhere, and there is always something the children will enjoy. Signage and information is plentiful... More 

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Frodsham
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had not realised how sharp a cut off there was in the opening of tourist attractions after August and most of the places in Fredericton were closed. The lady at the information desk in the Town Hall kindly arranged a tour of the Governor's House. It was very interesting and most of the furniture etc. was original having been... More 

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Largo, Florida
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140 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Since this was listed as an attraction, my friends and I drove into the driveway and enjoyed walking the grounds and taking pictures. Soon a car pulled up and a couple got out and the gentleman asked if we liked his house and we realized it was the Lt. Governor and he was very cordial and welcoming. Worth seeing the... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

An Historic residence and showcase on the Banks of the Saint John River a stones throw from the Delta Hotel and the Diplomat Restaurant. This is the home of our current Lieutenant Governor Grayden Nicholas and his lovely wife Beth. A strawberry social has been enjoyed here as well as The Highland Games. Many school Art Work Displays have been... More 

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