Discover the rich history of Queensland's premier heritage estate at Government House Open Day on Saturday June 5 from 12pm - 4pm.
This will be a rare opportunity to tour parts of the Governor's official residence and 15 hectare estate, including the picturesque heritage-listed gardens.
Government House - also known as 'Fernberg' - was one of the first houses built in Brisbane's Paddington area and has been the home and workplace of Queensland Governors since 1910. It is an important Queensland landmark steeped in historical, cultural and environmental significance.
The gates will open at midday and you will be invited to enjoy FREE tours of Government House and the gardens throughout the day:
General access to the Estate: from 12.00pm - 4.00pm (no tickets needed)
Free garden tours: from 12.15pm - 3.15pm
Free House tours: from 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Tours will last 30-45 minutes.
PLEASE NOTE: House and garden tour tickets must be pre-booked.
Visitors who are unwilling to comply with these protocols will be unable to enter the Government House Estate. Entry is via the Service Gate (Gate B) at 168 Fernberg Road, Paddington (pedestrian access only, there is no onsite parking).
For more information, phone 3858 5700. Can't make the Open Day? Public Tours are available the first Thursday of every month: 2.00pm – 3.30pm.