Old Government House, Parramatta

(4.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Standing in 200 acres of parkland overlooking historic Parramatta, Old Government House is Australia’s oldest surviving public building. For seven decades, it was the ‘country’ residence of 10 early governors of the colony, including Governor and Mrs Macquarie who, from 1810 to 1821 preferred the clean air and space of rural Parramatta to the unsanitary and crime ridden streets of Sydney Town.
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  • I am a life member of National Trust, currently visiting Australia. Today's experience at Old Government House was very disappointing. We raised these issues with a manager and saw that they were shar...  more »
  • One of the Oldest heritage places in Australia lot to see and learn. Nice cafe/ restaurant Lachlan's around there. Good food. The Guides are friendly and informative. 
  • What a great trip down australian history this visit was. Old government house surely is a place to inspire in and all with great guides to explain the history 
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  • It was a great experience. The real highlight was tour guide Kevin who gave a great insight into the history of the people and government. Our tour lasted almost 2 hrs but this time went so quick. Thank you Kevin for the friendly and informative tour.