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Old Government House

Parramatta Park, Pitt Street and Macquarie Street, Parramatta, New South Wales 2004, Australia
+61 2 9635 8149
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Wonderful to see where I used to live!

The rooms have been magnificently restord with furniture of the period and sometimes of the place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Malcolm L
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Canberra, Australia
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This is a great location to step back in time and appreciate early Australia history. A large... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthew V
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Parramatta Park, Pitt Street and Macquarie Street, Parramatta, New South Wales 2004, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms have been magnificently restord with furniture of the period and sometimes of the place. The guide I had was terrific (Andrew) and there is a great bookshop and eating place. OGH is a gem and thanks to The King's School, who leased it...More

Thank Malcolm L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great location to step back in time and appreciate early Australia history. A large amount of history to see its easy to visit multiple times.

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Nice bit of colonial history set in Parramatta Park. Lots of other pieces of early Sydney town also in Parramatta and worth a day trip for tourists and locals. Visit and learn and take lunch or high tea at the restaurant. Do a round trip...More

Thank brushie1
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Built by convicts in 1799-1816, the Old Government House and garrison buildings are the oldest surviving public buildings in Australia. So if you are into history and "old" stones, that's where you'll find them. It's interesting how much of this place is made to look...More

Thank GraindeSalt
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Attended Old Government House with friends for Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries costume exhibition. Never been to OGH before and was very impressed with the building, history and staff

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Last week a friend and I went for High Tea at Old Government House and it was great. Variety of savoury and sweet, unlimited tea and coffee and even a glass of champagne. The staff were very good and the atmosphere was excellent. A lovely...More

Thank fce3530
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic tour, learn so much about Australian early history. Tour guides are so knowledgeable and such interesting people. And you get supper too made by the volunteers. Wow! Everyone proud to call Australia home should visit Old Government House.

Thank winnererremy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

An excellent historic venue. Staff very knowledgable and answered questions with enthusiasm. It felt like you were there at that past time. A most enjoyable time was had by all.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

It was our last day in Australia and had attended the Aus vs NZ rugby match at Olympic Park the night before. I love visiting historic colonial homes in Australia. This one did not disappoint! We had visited Elizabeth Farm house and Experimental Farm houses...More

Thank tpDesignImpact
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful house to visit and learn about history. Our tour guide Judy was friendly and knowledgable. Would definitely recommend as a place to visit

Thank 5taceyB
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Donna445
2 October 2016|
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Response from alis0n29 | Reviewed this property |
It might be too late for you Donna, sorry, but may help someone else. Parramatta Park is about a 15 minute walk from Parramatta Station. Or there are buses from Parramatta Interchange, outside the station, Stand B4 Bus... More
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