Open House Melbourne 2019
Government House will be open as part of Open House Melbourne from 10 am on Saturday 27 July 2019. Final entry is at 3 pm.
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 and there is no need to pre-book. You will need to pass through a security checkpoint and bag inspection on entry.
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.
From Flinders Street Station:
- To walk: Government House (Government House Drive) is about a 15-20 minute walk
- To tram: You can take the St Kilda Rd/Coventry St tram - routes 3/3a, 5, 6,16, 64, 67 and 72 - and get off at the Grant Street - Police Memorial stop. It is then a further five-minute walk.
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.