Government House

Months of Operation

July 1 - August 31

Hours Of Operation

Guided tours Friday to Monday, 10am to 4pm.


1451 Barrington Street, Halifax, B3J 1Z2, Halifax Metro


T: 902-424-7001

F: 902-424-1790



Government House is the oldest official residence in Canada and has been the working residence of the Sovereign's representative in Nova Scotia for more than 200 years. This beautiful Georgian home and National Historic Site contains an impressive collection of art and antiques that reflect the province's history and heritage. The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia invites you to explore the history and beauty of Government House this summer!

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Facilities / Services

Wheelchair accessible

Detailed Information

Admission: Free