School tours

Old Government House provides numerous opportunities for discovering and learning for students of all ages.

School tours of Old Government House last 45–60 minutes and are designed to complement visits to Parliament House. If you are also visiting Parliament House please allow 15 minutes to walk between Parliament House and Old Government House.


Admission to Old Government House is free.

Book a school tour

School group visits must be booked in advance. Complete the online enquiry form, phone (07) 3138 8005 or email

Prepare for your visit

Take advantage of our online resource material to ensure that your trip to Old Government House enhances and enriches learning experiences in the school curriculum. While the online resources are designed for Year 7 students and aligned to the SOSE essential learnings, the Factsheet and other Resources can readily be used for students at all levels.