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Government House

Address: 30 St. Georges Terrace, Adjacent to Supreme Court Gardens | Perth Cbd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia (Perth CBD)
Phone Number: 08 9429 9199
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Ranked #46 of 79 Attractions in Perth
Type: Government Buildings, Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Government Buildings, Gardens, Outdoors

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Brisbane, Australia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
61 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

During my week in Perth on holidays the garden wasn't open to the public but from what I could see from the street, the garden look to be lovely I could wish that it was open to public so that I could have a good look around.

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Singapore, Singapore
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725 attraction reviews
589 helpful votes 589 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Although the gardens aren't generally open to the public, you can still have a decent view of them just by walking along Adelaide Terrace and looking over the fence. The building is also interesting and worth a few moments to admire the architecture (although again, access is restricted).

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Perth, Australia
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215 reviews 215 reviews
61 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I attended three Garden Parties here. The management of the events follows a standard procedure whereby people are welcomed, offered drinks, hear a Speech and share afternoon tea. At the midpoint people are invited to take a guided tour through part of the House, then they are thanked for their attendance. I feel it's formulaic but it works for them... More 

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Capel,WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Been there for a couple of functions. IT really is a beautiful venue with lots of character. It gives an event a sense of grandeur.

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Perth, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

When open to the public, a walk through the Government House and surrounding gardens is always an excellent - and FREE - way to get closer to the early settlement British influence on Perth and Western Australia. It can be very busy so on Open Days, so arrive early or towards the end of the open times to reduce crowding.... More 

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Perth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Agree with Natasha's view, big prime real estate where the public is not allowed and can only view from outside. What a waste of Taxpayer's Money. I'd love to Visit this place.

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Perth, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The grounds of Government House are lovely to view and the inside of Government House is a trip back to the past. There are many state rooms with pictures and wonderful furnishings for people to enjoy. Well work a stroll sometime

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Too many governers, not enough plebs left to govern. Government House is stupid. It's grounds etc are not even open to the public and it takes up acres of prime real estate in our CBD!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Government House is well worth a visit, particularly if you have children. The gardens are spectacular and the ballroom divine. It is a beautiful reminder of history and that we can do things well in Perth.

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Perth
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17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

just beautiful! the gardens are gorgeous & if you have an opportunity for concert in the grdens - grab it with both hands!!!

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