Guided tours of Government House from La Trobe's Cottage have returned!
The tours provide a tangible link between the pre-gold rush and Marvellous Melbourne, giving a fascinating insight into the contract between the two properties and the eras they represent.
Although still a working residence today, Government House tours may include the grand State Rooms, the Billiard Room and a visit 'below stairs' to the old kitchens and mews.
Bookings are essential.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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With valid Concession Card
National Trust Member
With valid National Trust Membership
Cancellation and booking policy
Please Note: As Government House is the working residence and is a fully operational building, the Office of the Governor reserves the right to cancel tours. Names are to be provided of all Guests attending, photo ID required on the day.
Days of operation
Tours run most Mondays and Thursdays
Departure details: 01/01/14 - 31/12/14
Mon: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Thu: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tour starting location
La Trobe's Cottage
Combined tours of Government House and La Trobe's Cottage provide a fascinating insight into the contrast between the two properties and the eras they represent. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit the grand State Rooms, Billiard Room and look 'below stair's' to the old kitchen and mews.
Please note that bookings are essential and all tours must be booked in groups of four.
For Government House tours names of all guests must be provided in advance and photo ID is required on the day. As Government House is a working residence and a fully operational building, tours may need to be cancelled or rescheduled. Areas visited may also vary.
Tours depart from La Trobe's Cottage.
Please note: minimum numbers required for tours to commence. When booking a group of four (minimum) is required.
As Government House is the working residence and is a fully operational building, the Office of the Governor reserves the right to cancel tours. Names are to be provided of all Guests attending, photo ID required on the day.
Most Mondays and Thursday
Two hour guided tour of Government House and La Trobe's Cottage. Tours start from La Trobe's Cottage