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Where the governor works

The Governor of Western Australia (WA) lives and works in Government House. I have been there... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
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... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2015
WackyDan
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Perth, Australia
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30 St. Georges Terrace, Adjacent to Supreme Court Gardens | Perth Cbd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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Reviewed August 26, 2016

Government House is a beautiful building in superb gardens. Some of the plants must be years old, pity about the people that are our pollies in there.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank j0anne20
Reviewed July 24, 2016

The Governor of Western Australia (WA) lives and works in Government House. I have been there several times; the interior is fine example of Victorian-era craftsmanship. The Governor is not an elected official, he is appointed by the Queen on the advice of the Premier...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jeffry B
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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Peter M
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!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank sneaky229
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...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Jeffry B
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.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank VIVPAT
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

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank marionrg
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...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Parisian1950s
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...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank WackyDan
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...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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