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Best view in town

Built in the late 1800's, it is an oasis amongst all the skyscrapers. Great grounds. Great views... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
Perth, United Kingdom
Very interesting architecture

Government house has an interesting history and it's best left to be told by one of the local City... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Darwin, Australia
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30 St. Georges Terrace, Adjacent to Supreme Court Gardens | Perth Cbd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Perth CBD
+61 8 9429 9199
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

The Government House was built in 1863. It is still pretty and it has 3.2 hectares of trees, plants and flowers. I liked the flowers the most, as well as the mansion. Truly beautiful! Worthwhile to see!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The Government House gardens are open 3 days a week for 2hrs, I have lived in WA a long time and never been before. Put it on your to do list, you can walk around or just sit and relax and enjoy the peace and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephen1158
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Most people have never been inside Government House, it's a bit of a mystery. It houses the Governor of the State of Western Australia. I have been inside on several occasions, it's a fine Victorian-era building, made of red bricks.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Built in the late 1800's, it is an oasis amongst all the skyscrapers. Great grounds. Great views from the manicured gardens.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Government house has an interesting history and it's best left to be told by one of the local City of Perth tour guides. You can't actually access the inside of Government House (unless you're invited), but you can take pictures.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed November 22, 2017

they conduct yearly open days at Government House which is worth going to see. Its free to attend and view both inside and outside gardens

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Lozziewestaussie
Reviewed November 16, 2017

The garden is beautiful, some parts date from 19th century. Nice historic building, fine architecture, friendly guards.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 113dora
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I am pretty sure you can walk the gardens on weekends between certain times, the gardens are massive and meticulous maintained, the Governor is in residence so access is not always available, a beautiful building, you can walk past on the Saint Georges Terrace side...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dave1018
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Government House has spectacular gardens which are quite often open for viewing and indeed to eat your own lunch on the lawns or the many sitting areas. Any person interested in horticulture would enjoy a visit. The inside of Government House is probably what you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tranzactnow
Reviewed September 11, 2017

This is typical of all Government buildings in that taxpayers pay for the construction and maintenance, but are restricted from accessing this building. Whilst there are tours and open days, these are few and far between. Considering how little activity the Governor does these days...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Emeritusprofessor
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