Government House

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  • Address: Government House Sydney Macquarie Street Sydney Nsw 2000, Australia
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-292284111
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Heritage Building

There are many buildings in Sydney that hold testimony to the city’s political history. One such building is the Government House, located in the Domain. This house overlooks the Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Opera House, and serves as an example of a Gothic Revival building in New South Wales. Inside the Government House, you will get to see an outstanding collection of 19th and 20th century furnishings and decoration housed on the ground floor.

As you visit the upstairs rooms, the guided tours will tell you that they have been once used as the private quarters for the Governor, Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal family and visiting heads of State.

Government House Travel Tips

  • Admission to Government House Sydney is free however, for security reasons all visitors are required to present valid identification when registering for a tour at the Gatehouse.
  • Guided tours of Government House Sydney are conducted most Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and on all public holidays (except Good Friday and Christmas Day).
  • Tours run every 30 minutes from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. The tour takes 45 minutes.

How to Reach Government House

  • Nearest Train Station: Circular Quay

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  • Government House Address: Government House Sydney Macquarie Street Sydney Nsw 2000, Australia
  • Government House Contact Number: +61-292284111
  • Government House Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Government House: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 2.89% of people who visit Sydney include Government House in their plan

  • 75% of people start their Government House visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Government House

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

75% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Government House

People normally club together Elizabeth Bay House and Stadium Australia while planning their visit to Government House.

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