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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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Ghost Tour

Fantastic tour, learn so much about Australian early history. Tour guides are so knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
winnererremy
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North Sydney, Australia
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History revisited

An excellent historic venue. Staff very knowledgable and answered questions with enthusiasm. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret B
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Sydney, Australia
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Parramatta Park, Pitt Street and Macquarie Street, Parramatta, New South Wales 2004, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 June 2017

They gave us a private room with a gas fire, the staff consistently came in and ensured we had everything we wanted and replenished the drinks and food. The scones were sensational as they were freshly baked and warm and fluffy. The staff made the...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Three of us went out to dinner last night & the food was delectable. Old Government House is a staid beautiful colonial building within Parramatta park.We shared 3 entres between us.Southern fried chicken the calamari & the goats tart & our tastebuds sang. The mains...More

Thank Taveaholic
Reviewed 3 June 2017

One must appreciate this magnificent convict built building in the beautiful grounds of Parramatta Park and the residence of the first 10 Governors. It has been beautifully restored just as Mrs Macquarie would have enjoyed it. It was her favourite place to escape to a...More

Thank Joyful675
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This wonderful Goergian home should be compulsory for every new resident to Australia, and everyone else, to visit. After paying a most reasonable A$13 each, we were met by excellent volunteer tour guide Denise who took us to both stories of the Old Government House...More

Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Sitting grandly on a hill close to the Parramatta river is the home occupied by Arthur Phillip and subsequent governors. It is an historical treasure. Elaine our guide provided us with a very informative narrative about the history of the house and the families who...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very pleasant, very old fashioned and very English. Tea, cakes and more cakes. The outdoor veranda is the place to be on a warm day.

Thank BeggarsBanquets
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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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