Open House Melbourne 2018
Government House will be open as part of Open House Melbourne on Saturday 28 July 2018. Opening times will be added to this page when they are available.
What you can expect
The State Apartments – the Ballroom, State Dining Room, State Drawing Room, State Hall and Billiard Room – will be open for viewing.
Entry is free. You will need to pass through a security checkpoint and bag inspection before beginning the tour.
Where we are
Metro Tunnel disruptions
Check the Metro Tunnel website for transport disruptions as part of the tunnel works.
You are encouraged to take public transport:
- La Trobe’s Cottage is about a 30-minute walk from Flinders Street Station
- Take the St Kilda Road/Coventry Street tram - routes 3/3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 and 72 - and get off at the Domain Interchange/St Kilda Road. Then walk 600m along Dallas Brooks Drive to La Trobe’s Cottage.
There is metered parking on Linlithgow and Birdwood Avenues, but there may be limited availability.
To find other open houses across Melbourne, go to the Open House Melbourne website.