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Government House

50 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C4, Canada
+1 709-729-4494
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an attraction - worth visiting

The government house is closed to the public for viewing in November to December due to activities... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Hello T
via mobile
Beautiful historic structure

Time of year seems to make a difference as it relates to the gardens and foliage. Regardless, this... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
gold-vintner
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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50 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C4, Canada
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The government house is closed to the public for viewing in November to December due to activities and events held there. The rooms and ceilings in the rooms and foyer are beautifully decorated. The government house acts as the residence of the lieutenant governor. It...More

Thank Hello T
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Time of year seems to make a difference as it relates to the gardens and foliage. Regardless, this is a very attractive, serene, place and the building is a beautiful structure that is full of history. Wonder what stories the walls could tell???? Worth seeking...More

Thank gold-vintner
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Fall time so things were fading, still a very nice day. Friendly grounds crew and very quiet and right in the heart of the city.

Thank Richard Z
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We walked from The Rooms to visit the grounds of Government House which is located in the area of Bannerman Park and the Colonial Building. I was disappointed that there weren’t many beds of flowers – annuals or perennials – on the grounds, except around...More

Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were walking from the Rooms to Signal Hill and saw the House. The gardens are great and there are great views of the harbor.

Thank Ronald A T
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

If your looking for flowers and unique trees this is a beautiful place to spend an our close to downtown. Tours are available but need to book ahead.

Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is the home of the Lieutenant Governor for Newfoundland, and the grounds are spectacular. We loved the flowers. While it is not possible to tour the house, the grounds are open and it is a lovely spot for a stroll on a nice day.

Thank RandyRoss
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We visited the grounds in the morning and then again attended the Lt. Gov.'s garden party by chance in the afternoon. It was very interesting. Lt. Gov. and his wife are a lovely couple who let my husband and I have a photo with him!...More

Thank alison233turcotte
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

cant get inside, but the grounds are lovely,great place for photos . I am sure the locals would agree.

Thank jimander
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is the home of the Lieutenant Governor for Newfoundland, and the grounds are spectacular. We found trees planted by Queen Elizabeth, the Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla Parker Bowles), and the Lieutenant Governor and his wife as well, commemorating various events. We were only able...More

Thank Tim W
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