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Address: 51 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 506/453-2505

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Wonderful look back at history

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

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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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 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
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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 reviews
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 19 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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133 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
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I usually don't bother writing bad reviews but I must say I usually dont run into such poor service either. Went to take a tour with my mother and daughter and we looked the tour times up online prior. The only thing I could find was where it stated tours were available throughout the day until 4:30pm. We entered the... More 

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Riverview, NB
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65 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great location for the annual NB Highland Games. Plan ahead for 2015! This is the real deal....highland dancing, heavies competitions (men and women and amateur), massed bands, piping competitions and the type of food that goes along with Highland Games including haggis samosas..the hit of the games for sure!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

attended a function here and found the facility well preserved. The site provides tours through the mansion.

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Address: 51 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 506/453-2505
Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Fredericton

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