Visit Government House

Government House, also known as Fernberg, is Queensland's premier heritage home, and the working residence of the Queensland Governor. 

Free public tours

Free public tours of the House take place on the first Thursday of each month. Book tickets below.



Click here for a history of Government House.

Tour duration is approximately 40 minutes. Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the tour via 168 Fernberg Road, Paddington. Limited parking on-site. Adults are required to produce photographic ID.  

The tour route includes approximately 50 stairs. If you have mobility issues, please phone 07 3858 5700 prior to booking.  

Limited photography is permitted upon staff direction. No backpacks/large handbags are to be taken into the House.

There is a separate booking process for school groups and community groups (for examples, Probus and garden clubs) - click here for further information.

Virtual Tour of Government House

Using the free, virtual tour of Fernberg, you can explore Government House 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! To begin your virtual tour, click below.