Government House Regina

4607 Dewdney Avenue Regina

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(306) 787-5773

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About Government House Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Originally built in 1891, this National Historic Property gives you a glimpse of life at Government House at the turn of the 20th Century.

Government House is a Heritage Facility that also serves as the Lieutenant Governor’s working office. Several events, award ceremonies and visitors are hosted by the Lieutenant Governor at the Government House.

What to do at Government House?

Attractions and things to do at Government House

 Providing a glimpse of bygone Victorian splendor, the Government House is truly a trip not to miss. Learn about Saskatchewan’s history, and its association with the British Crown. Visitors can gain a deeper understanding of the evolving constitutional roles of the lieutenant governor in Canadian Society, as well as insight into the daily activities of the position.

The Queen Elizabeth II Art Gallery showcases exhibits of provincial artisans. The 8.5 acre beautiful Edwardian Gardens built by landscape gardener George Watt will transport you back to early 1900s. The interactive play area for the kids is sure to keep your child entertained.

Relax with a book or just enjoy your time with friends while soaking in sunshine at the beautiful Sylvia Fedoruk Conservatory. Visitors can also bring their own food to enjoy.

Time your visit on the first Sunday of the month from March to December to enjoy Victorian Tea. Reserve your visit in advance to enjoy this unforgettable experience. A fee is charged for the tea session.

If you love photo ops, you will have a blast getting photographed in period costumes.

Events: Government House is also the venue for fun family events & concerts throughout the year.

Learning Programs – The Government House has several Learning programs for Prekindergarten to grade 12 children. More information can be found here. 

Virtual Tour: Here

When to visit Government House?

Government House Hours

Winter hours:

Tuesday- Sunday: 09:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Summer hours:

Victoria Day to Labour Day  | Daily – 9 AM – 5 PM

Special Closure Dates
Maintenance – Sept. 10 – 14, 2018

Christmas Decorating – Nov. 12 – 16
Christmas Holidays – Dec. 24 – 26
New Year’s Eve – Dec 31
Maintenance – Jan. 7 – 11, 2019

Regular scheduled guided museum tours daily at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Guided and self-guided tours of the Amédée Forget museum and the J.E.N. Wiebe interpretive centre are available during regular hours.

Time required to visit:

One hour.

How much to visit Government House?

Free Admission.

Donations are gratefully accepted, suggested levels are:

Adults: $6.00
Seniors (65+) and Youth (12-18): $5.00;   Children/Students: $3.00
Families: $15.00

How to get to Government House?

Government House is located just off Pasqua Street at 4607 Dewdney Avenue.

Visitor Parking lot is available.  Buses can drop their groups off at the sidewalk entrance in the Visitor Parking lot.

Accessible by public transport

What about Amenities & Accessibility at Government House?

Access

Wheelchair accessible. Complimentary wheelchairs are available at the commissionaire’s desk.

Amenities

Butller’s Pantry offers seasonal food service from Victoria Day to Labour Day.

Amenities Tourist information Centre and Service in French is available.

Hotels near Government House Regina

1. Four Points by Sheraton

2. Best Western Seven Oaks Inn

Restaurants and Cafes near Government House Regina

1. Coney Island Cafe

2. 13th Avenue Coffee House 3136 13th Ave, Regina. Phone: 306-522-3111

3. Rochdale Roca House 3-1010 Pasqua Street, Regina. Phone: 306-545-6766

4. Juliana Pizza & Restaurant 5064 4th Ave, Regina

5. Chili’s Grill & Bar 3698 Victoria Ave East, Regina

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