Hours & Admission
ADMISSION BY DONATION
Victoria Day to
Seven days a week
9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday to Sunday
9 AM - 4 PM
Special Closure Dates
Christmas Decorating - Nov. 13 - 17
Christmas Eve – closed at 12 pm
Christmas Holidays - Dec. 25 & 26
New Year’s Eve – closed at 12pm
Maintenance - Jan. 8 - 12, 2018
For groups of 10 or more, please call
Ballroom and Hall
Government House facilities are available to organizations for meetings and conferences. Weddings and private functions are not permitted in Henry Newlands Ballroom or the Sir Richard Lake Hall. For eligibility list contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photography, for personal use, is permitted and encouraged to capture your journey through Government House. Share your experience via social media and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Special Occasion Photography is not permitted within Government House, but is permitted on the grounds provided there is no interference with official events. Professional or group photo sessions are not permitted within the building.
George Brown Boardroom bookings
We are pleased to offer our boardroom space for use free of charge (during regular business hours) to groups including; non-profit organizations, other government ministry groups, our tourism colleagues and corporate groups. With a capacity of 15 and access to a SMART board the space is ideal for board meetings and smaller planning meetings, workshops and/or presentations.
Edwardian Garden use
All are welcome to enjoy the Edwardian Gardens. Though no private functions or events are permitted, the grounds around Government House provide a popular setting for picnics or wedding photographs.
There is no need to call; as long as the weather is cooperating to your satisfaction, you are welcome to bring your wedding party and capture the beauty of the gardens on your special day.
Please note: Photo sessions are not permitted within the building.