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Worth a short stop at least

This historic property retains the elegance of the past, and the staff are very well informed... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Madison, Wisconsin
worth the time

A stunning heritage property with vast grounds and beauty. Again a piece of history that one must... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Kamloops, Canada
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50 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C4, Canada
+1 709-729-4494
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This historic property retains the elegance of the past, and the staff are very well informed. Plus you get a nice little souvenir pin!

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A stunning heritage property with vast grounds and beauty. Again a piece of history that one must view when in st. Johns. The Lt. Governors place should be on the list of things to see/do

Thank flamesfan24
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I'm not sure how anyone manages to get to tour this building. I applied months in advance for a tour. I emailed and then telephoned. The contact was friendly, but she kept delaying on letting me know when I could have a tour. In the...More

Thank MarianneWong2
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We had a terrific opportunity to attend the Lieutenant Governor's Garden Party. She was gracious and we took a photo together.

Thank J R M
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

When the secretary of the lieutenant governor came out after seeing us peering through the windows. He took us on a tour around the bottom floor of the building it was quite interesting and such a surprise to be able to do this.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Built in the Palladian style, construction began on Government House in 1827 and finished four years later. In its current form, Government House serves as the official residence for the Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and has done so since 1949. Prior to that...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were not able to get into this place except for the vestibule which had glass doors entering the main building. Beautiful gardens outside.

Thank Randy C
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
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
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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