Ghost Night at Old Government House

Enjoy a candlelit tour of Old Government House, Parramatta and hear stories of strange happenings experienced by volunteers, staff and past guests.

Enjoy a spooky evening exploring Old Government House – if you dare! These tours have run for many years and guests always enjoy. Tour this Georgian house by candlelight. Imagine the people who once walked these halls. Hear stories from staff, volunteers and past guests of unusual happenings. Learn of our colonial past.

This is truly a unique – and often times creepy – way to experience this World Heritage listed property and learn about the people who once lived in this house. This tour will help to bring history alive.



This tour will appeal to people over the age of 16. It will especially appeal to people with an interest in history who want to see a different perspective. It is also a fun way for a group to enjoy a night out. Gather a group and make a booking. People with an interest in unusual happenings in old house find this tour appealing.

Part of this tour involves walking in Parramatta Park. Sensible shoes are recommended. Also bring a torch or use your phone as lighting in the park is minimal.

At the end of the tour enjoy a light supper of tea, coffee and something sweet and reflect on your experiences with other guests. This is your chance to describe any experiences you may have had on the tour.

Please note: This event is not suitable for guests under 16. For further information and Terms and Conditions please visit


Photo credit: Matthew Fisher


Event details

Various dates available, third Friday monthly (excluding April), 7:30pm – 9:30pm:

  • 16 February 2024 – SOLD OUT
  • 15 March 2024 – SOLD OUT
  • 17 May 2024
  • 21 June 2024
  • 19 July 2024
  • 16 August 2024
  • 20 September 2024
  • 18 October 2024
  • 15 November 2024


How to book your tickets

Tickets: National Trust members $32, adults $35 + booking fees.

Book via Eventbrite.



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Old Government House


Parramatta Park, Pitt Street Entrance, Parramatta NSW 2150

(02) 9635 8149
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