• Government House

    The oldest Government House in Australia, the house and gardens are open to the public at certain times of the year.

The oldest Government House in Australia, it began to be constructed in 1839/40 near the site of the original thatched Government Hut, built for Governor Hindmarsh by sailors from HMS Buffalo. There were major extensions in the latter half of the 19th century.

The house and gardens are open to the public at certain times of the year. School tours can also be arranged.

Twice yearly open days only
and by appointment for school tours

Governor’s Office
08 8203 9800
[email protected]
GPO Box 2373 Adelaide SA 5001

Government House

The oldest Government House in Australia, the house and gardens are open to the public at certain times of the year.