Please note that Government House is temporarily closed during the covid-19 crisis.
4607 Dewdney Ave (306) 787 5773
COVID-19 Update: The Government House is currently only available for pre-booked tours booked at least one hour in advance either online on their website or by phone. For more information please visit https://governmenthousesk.ca/visit-us/what-to-do.
Entrance: By donation Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible and completely stroller friendly Food: Feel free to bring your own food and sit to eat either in the gorgeous conservatory or the Once Upon a Story room downstairs Washrooms: Washrooms and changetables available
Government house is a wonderful space that offers a lot to people in the city of Regina. Here is a list of only some of the things to do when you visit Government House:
join regular scheduled guided tours or self-guided tours available in some of the galleries
find Jocko the monkey (and get a Jocko tattoo when you leave)
admire the plants and enjoy your own snacks in the conservatory
play in the fairy tale-themed Once Upon a Time room
geocache in the 8.5-acre gardens
pre-order a picnic basket (one week in advance) to enjoy in the garden.
go on a prepared scavenger hunt
enjoy discovery backpacks (ages 4-11)
Please visit Government House's educational and comprehensive website here for more information
Hours: Open daily 9-5.
Once Upon a Story Room Head downstairs (stroller accessible by elevator) to the Once Upon a Story Room to enjoy colouring, imaginative play, a beautiful story corner, and some classic wooden toys.
Government (Club) House Government hosts a special fun event once per month for children aged 4-11. Find Jocko the monkey, and win a prize. Learn about Saskatchewan's heritage and create a keepsake to take home. Please visit this webpage for more details and to pre-register for these free events.
Saturdays Drop-in Children's Program Government House is offering a free drop-in children's activity each Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Please Note: On March 14th there will be no "drop-in" program but on that day there we'll be celebrating Genealogy Day with a presentation/discussion and celebrating St. Patrick's Day with an Irish Dance performance and workshop.
Regina and these playspaces are situated on Treaty 4 territory, the original lands of the Cree, Ojibwe, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. Provided by the Government of Saskatchewan and offered by the University of Regina, there is a Cree language learning resource available under "Schools and play."