Old Government House
Experiment Farm Cottage
Built in 1835, this colonial bungalow stands on the site of Australia's first official land grant. In 179 Governor Phillip allocated 12...
Surrounded by 200-year-old camphor laurels and English oaks, this historic cottage was built in 1824 for the Macarthurs’ daughter’s...
Elizabeth Farm contains part of Australia’s oldest surviving European home (1793), built by renegade pastoralist and rum trader John...
Out in the western ’burbs near Parramatta, this is one of Sydney’s most famous racecourses. The big-ticket annual event is the Golden...
Parramatta Park · interesting places nearby
Old Government House information
The country residence of the early governors, this elegant Georgian Palladian building is now a preciously maintained museum furnished with original colonial furniture. It dates from 1799, making it the oldest remaining public building in Australia. Phone for details of monthly ghost nights.