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Address: 30 St. Georges Terrace, Adjacent to Supreme Court Gardens | Perth Cbd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Phone Number: 08 9429 9199

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Not always open, but when it is, it is worth a look

When Government House is open it is a nice place to spend a day. The large well maintained grounds allow for plenty of wondering around exploring and the House itself is an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Perth, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I was very lucky as the gate was open and the place was open for inspection but not the building just the grounds. It is open a few times a year for tours though and it is a splendid building

Thank Peter M
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

A great way to relax and walk amongst the lush green perfectly manicured gardens. Historic trees, gardens, and fountains. Rich history!.. A good way to kill an hour or so!.. Highly recommend if you are into history and gardens!

Thank sneaky229
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Government House is the official residence and office of the Governor of Western Australia. The Governor is the constitutional head of government in Western Australia. The building is quite magnificent. The building dates from the 1860s. I have visited Government House several times. You can take a peek at Government House on the regular open days. The gardens are also... More 

Thank Jeffry B
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

GOVERNMENT HOUSE IS AN ATTRCTIVE BUILDING FREQUENTLY VISITED BY ROYALTY. Many functions, concerts, etc. are held here and in the surrounding gardens. Open Days are held throughout the year.

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

An old fashioned Ballroom with polished Jarrah floorboards, sparkling chandeliers, crisp white tablecloths, state and territory flags and completed with Ballgowns and Dinner suits

Thank marionrg
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

The gardens are open from 12-00 till 14:00 on some days always best to check on the website. Grab some lunch and take it in with you. Beautifully appointed gardens not crowded when I went. Sit under a tree and relax. Well worth a walk around and a sit.

Thank Parisian1950s
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

When Government House is open it is a nice place to spend a day. The large well maintained grounds allow for plenty of wondering around exploring and the House itself is an interesting peek into the history of WA, while still being a part of its future. A good day out for both visitors and locals alike.

Thank WackyDan
Leominster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Well worth a visit whilst in Perth. Lots of lovely seats to sit in and enjoy the gardens. The jacarandas were out whilst we were there, one of my favourite trees, the scent was heavenly. Don't forget to see the sculptures just outside of the kangaroos.

Thank GillH007_12
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

If you gvet a chance to go to one of the "Open Days" then it is well worth the visit. walk around the gardens and visit the ballroom.

Thank 382albert
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

These is just off the main area of Perth, and is the residence of the Governor General, the gardens are brilliant, well presented and maintained, a place that you can think whilst walking around

Thank Barry B

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