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Address: 4607 Dewdney Ave, Regina, Saskatchewan S4T 1B7, Canada
Phone Number: (306) 787-5773
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Now open to visitors, this was once home to lieutenant-governors of...

Now open to visitors, this was once home to lieutenant-governors of Canada's Northwest Territories.

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Government House is authentic throwback in time

A great display of how the wealthy lived in the 1800's including the house itself, the furnishings, the clothing and housewares.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
LuvCruisinToo
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Regina, SK
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Regina, SK
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great display of how the wealthy lived in the 1800's including the house itself, the furnishings, the clothing and housewares.

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Thank LuvCruisinToo
Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tucked away in a residential neighborhood is Government House home of the Lieutenant Governor, a well maintained and beautifully decorated property with all the trappings of the representative of the Queen. No crowds, so had plenty of time to go around to all the different rooms and get a good look. A great place to visit if you want to... More 

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Grimsby, Ontario
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this is a distance from the center of Regina, we found the time we spent here was a wonderful experoence. The staff, gardners and tour guides bring this old beauty tolie. The stories, and the people who lived in the building are presented in a most accessible way. Visually, ythis is a beautiful building, The interior is right at... More 

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Thank Grimsbybud
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the tour here with family and really enjoyed it. The living quarters were well restored and documented. The supplemental information and effects were well done and interesting. The grounds were pretty and well maintained. We were there on a Friday in June and it was not in the least crowded. The staff was all knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend... More 

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Thank Swmag
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum tells the story of the province of Saskatchewan. There are many guides, dressed in period costume, who are willing to guide you along and teach you several things about the prominent people within SK's history. The ballroom and the piano were the highlights of my trup there. It's a free event that is family-friendly.

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Thank AMC989
Regina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reputed to be haunted; a great place to visit & decide for yourself! A great way to spend a day. Enjoy!

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Thank Jacqui B
Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful house and gardens are home to the current Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan. The left wing of the house has been converted into a museum. There is no admission charge but the suggested donation is $6. Upon arrival, a friendly security guard will point you in the right direction and will give you a brochure. You will need the... More 

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Thank BridgetJones74
Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Not Sure the a and with bout occasion I visited with my Friend Family their Kids in winter. Had a sleigh ride.

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Thank sanjudk
Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This house is amazing and tour guide was very knowledgeable. Great place to visit to learn about history of area and government. Beautiful gardens too. It was amazing to see all the furnishings from long ago as well as the great architecture of the building itself

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Thank Brunette2
Regina, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was truly a very interesting place to see. The people that work here are a great help if you have any questions. The antiques are amazing to see. To top it off it is Free to go in and see.

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