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Incredible historical building!

First, the building in itself is impressive and beautiful on its own, but when you enter and are... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Thaïna D
Special event - most wonderful example of historic old Fredericton

For those interested in old architecture and history, this is a "must do" tour. Stately old... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Susan S
Fredericton, Canada
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51 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 9L8, Canada
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Reviewed April 27, 2012

Most interesting home in New Brunswick. Recent $6 Million restoration that shows this 1880s building at its best. First two floors are restored to their original use, in their original or reproduction furnishings. The hallways and upstairs galleries continually change contents and childrens exhibits and...More

2  Thank Arthur W
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

Old Government House was "open", but the guide in charge was unwilling (ie. absolutely refused) to give us a tour of the building. It was 10:05am and he had a school group coming at 10:30. -- NO we couldn't join their tour; no, we couldn't...More

2  Thank Murray B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting top go through;was once a family owned property. Stuffy staff though. Still,interesting to go "back to the past" and get the feel for what it would have been like hundreds of years ago.

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

First, the building in itself is impressive and beautiful on its own, but when you enter and are greeted by such wonderful staff, the whole visit becomes even better; if such a thing was possible. The guide we had was VERY knowledgeable and could answer...More

1  Thank Thaïna D
Reviewed June 18, 2018

For those interested in old architecture and history, this is a "must do" tour. Stately old mansion well preserved to tell an amazing story. The grounds are well kept with beautiful flowers and foliage in the summer. Be sure to add to your "must sees"

Thank Susan S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The tour was highly educational, beautiful house. History of the building is fascinating. Will be going again in the summer to explore the grounds.

Thank MRMc66
Reviewed December 11, 2017

This is a mansion on acreage in Fredericton down town. It is a National, and Provincial Historic Property and so plaques are located on site, stroll the grounds at the back is Trail for hiking and a Marked for identifying Wolastaq the land first nations...More

1  Thank Maritimemac
Reviewed November 5, 2017

We had an event here and it was an added attraction to have the Lieutenant Governor herself welcome us into her home. The building is rich in history, art, and architecture. We toured the rooms, looked at the art, and giggled at the Christmas cards...More

Thank Monctonmomof3
Reviewed October 6, 2017

This stately property is worth the drive, even at rush hour. Tours are available however we would recommend that you call ahead to determine their hours....we got there too late. The grounds are well-kept as is the exterior of the house. Although I don't know...More

1  Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed July 25, 2017

This historical building is a pleasure to look at. The history of the house and its service to government are very interesting. Some parking on-site but only a few places to accommodate a large rv such as ours. Also nicely manicured grounds but I am...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

I had a great time seeing this historical building. The staff were very welcoming.and helpful. The walk around the house is not that big as some other government houses I have visited but the walk along the river from it to downtown Frederiction is very...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed November 25, 2016

pretty space, loved the grounds and front decor, kinda drove up without knowing what the space was, I figured if it were toronto it would be a normal thing to walk, drive up, knock on their door, compliment them on their estate and ask to...More

Thank Stefan P
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Deb M
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Not sure... I think daily but maybe is different on the off season I bet you could google it though!