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Old Government House

51 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
506/453-2505
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Ranked #4 of 23 attractions in Fredericton
Type: Government Buildings
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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Riverview, NB
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Calgary, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
65 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Unfortunately, the rest of the House was not open for visitors when we were there. The security guard explained that most of tours, etc. are not available until Canada Day and we were there 10 days before that. However, we were able to see the gallery area that had a collection of Canadian artists (including some young artists) and the... More

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Fredericton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This is a mansion that is located on the banks of the scenic Saint John River. It is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. The many rooms are furnished with antiques and wonderful paintings. There are free tours of the house thoughout the year.

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Canadian Rockies, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Great visit if you're interested in the history of the region. Not crowded and easy to access. We were there in the middle of the summer and were quite surprised by the lack of tourists.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

OGH is an important landmark in the City Of Fredericton. It's the official residence of the Province's Lieutenant Governor, but frequently open to the public for special occasions. The building and grounds are very historic and fully restored. A visit is recommended

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Fredericton, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Special occasion by invitation only. The history and hospitality was amazing. I can not comment on the standard visitation but I think it would be a good way to get some information and history.

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Amazing to hear the story how Canada united to form a country that could stand strong together. and become a great country

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I'd hate to tell you not to go but I must be honest with our experience. It was the last day of tours for the season and the tour guide was chatting with a officer of some kind for over 20 min while we waited patiently in the waiting room. We couldn't wait any longer, as we were heading back... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We visited this beautiful 3 storey old stone mansion on three occasions, the last being a New Year's Day Levee hosted by the Lt Gov himself. There was a huge attendance by families and well wishers from all walks of life. We were treated with hot apple cider and a delicious seafood chowder followed by home made chocolate cookies. You... More

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