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Old Government House is closed on Good Friday and Easter Saturday, but will be open to visitors on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
The House is open 10:00am – 4:00pm on Anzac Day, 25 April.

ogh at night

People and society

Eleven governors and their families lived in the House over a period of almost fifty years. Many key moments in Queensland's early development took place within the walls of the Governor's library. The House and its gardens saw some of Brisbane's most magnificent social events with countless balls, receptions, dinners and garden parties taking place.

Social structure

Queen Victoria

Family and children

Staff and servants

Important visitors

Entertaining

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