Twilight Christmas Magic at Old Government House

Gather your loved ones and enjoy Christmas magic at a very special twilight opening of Old Government House this festive season.

Experience a magical Old Government House at twilight with a glass of sparkling wine and canapés. Catch up with friends, relax on the lawn, then take a tour of our historic house decked in festive ornaments, Christmas greenery and a beautiful decorated tree gracing the stairwell.

With the shutters closed, our Christmas wonderland will come to life as the darkened rooms and period furniture are lit by candlelight. Guided by the sound of festive carols coming from the drawing room, discover the dining table set for Christmas dinner, stockings hung by the fireplace and the preparations for Christmas pudding and gingerbread underway in the kitchen.

Make a Christmas wish, write it on your paper ornament and hang it on the Christmas Wishing Tree in the grand stairwell. Then gather together in front of the tree for that all important Christmas photo.

Once you’ve had a good explore of the house, pop into the shop to treat yourself or for some Christmas present inspiration.



Event details

Enjoy special after-hours twilight access from 4pm – 7pm on Thursday 8 December 2022.



Tickets: National Trust members $27, adults $38, concession $33.

Book via Eventbrite where possible, to guarantee a spot.


Old Government House

Old Government House


Parramatta Park, Pitt Street Entrance
Parramatta 2150 NSW

(02) 9635 8149
Entry Fees:

National Trust Members – FREE
Adult - $15
*Concession/child - $10
Family - $35
Children under 5 years – FREE
(* Concession applies for full-time students, seniors, pensioners and children aged 5-15 years.)
Booking fees apply.

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