Old Government House, Parramatta: Venue Hire

Receive your guests on the vice-regal portico and provide them with a private reception in the principal reception rooms - the only 18th century rooms in Australia.

This elegant Georgian mansion with stunning interiors, one of the nation’s most important historic houses, is set in 200 acres of parkland on the Parramatta River.

Old Government House was built by 1816 and is the oldest surviving public building in Australia, set within Parramatta Park with sweeping views of Parramatta River. The beautiful stately home is not only considered an Australian treasure but is now also on the World Heritage List. Old Government House was home to the first ten colonial governors and now holds one of the nations most outstanding collections of Australian colonial furniture.

The interior is meticulously and beautifully restored to the tastes of Elizabeth and Lachlan Macquarie (1810-1821). Old Government House is ideal for wedding parties. The house, with its impressive portico makes a striking backdrop for photos. Give your guests a welcome to remember with a house museum ‘Grand Entrance’ to your reception in the newly landscaped courtyard.


Venue OptionFee*Inclusions
Photography only$275 Exterior, 1 hour

$385 Exterior/Interior

Conditions apply.


Cocktail Party/ReceptionPlease refer all enquiries to Lachlan’s on 9687 2662.
Meeting/ Room Hire$137.50/hr Min. 2 hrsServants Hall. Available between 9 am – 6 pm.
Dining Room – Dinner$155/pp (max. 12) or min $1250Dining room capacity 12 people. Available between 5 pm – 10 pm
Wedding Ceremony inclusive of photography$385/ 1 hr

$550 / 2 hr

Conditions apply. Please contact Old Government House on 9635 8149.
Lachlan’s MarqueeAll bookings for Lachlan’s should be made directly on 9687 2662.

Please note, any venue hire involving catering please contact Lachlan’s at Old Government House directly on 9687 2662.

Old Government House

Old Government House, Parramatta: Venue Hire


Parramatta Park, Pitt Street Entrance
Parramatta 2150 NSW

(02) 9635 8149

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