Public Tours

Public tours are one hour in length. Admission is free and no booking is required. Please note that there is a maximum capacity of 100 people per tour so spaces will be allotted on a first come first serve basis.

2019 Public Tour Dates:

May 4, 2019, at 9:30 am and 11:00 am

June 1, 2019, at 9:30 am and 11:00 am

August 17, 2019, at 9:30 am and 11:00 am

September 7, 2019, at 9:30 am and 11:00 am

2019 Self-Guided Tour Dates:

July 4, 2019, for self-guided tours from 4:30-5:30 pm (prior to Music on the Lawn)

July 11, 2019, for self-guided tours from 4:30-5:30 pm (prior to Music on the Lawn)

July 18, 2019, for self-guided tours from 4:30-5:30 pm (prior to Music on the Lawn)

Tours of the public rooms of Government House are available to school groups and non-profit groups and must be booked at least four weeks in advance. Volunteer tour guides outline the role and responsibilities of the Lieutenant Governor and share the fascinating history of this National Historic Site.

Book a Group Tour

Book a School Tour

Garden Tours

Garden tours are organized by the Friends of Government House Gardens Society. Book a tour of the gardens by calling the Friends at 250-744-4019.