The Saskatchewan Government House is located on Dewdney Avenue in Regina, Saskatchewan. It is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm throughout the year. During its operation a tour begins every hour. Individuals can just arrive, but groups of ten or more should book in advance. The entire facility is handicap accessible and admission is free.
Government House is the restored residence of Lieutenant Governor Amédée Forget when he was ruling the western edges of Canada for the Crown. You can take a tour of this opulent house as well as tour the Edwardian style garden full of Dutch tulips during the summer months. Adjacent to the mansion in an interpretive centre that gives visitors more information about how Canadian government works, especially in relation to the Crown. The centre is interactive and visitors will enjoy a transparent map of the original northwestern territories as well as the chance to overhear a dinner party conversation at the push of a button. On display are also lots of primary material in the form of cartoons, newspaper clippings, and radio snippets from the period.
The gift shop at the Government House features the original works of Canadian and First Nation artists from Saskatchewan and the rest of western Canada. It is non-profit and run by volunteers. Throughout the summer, the house comes alive with historical high teas and garden parties. There are also many school programs and tours that can be arranged for your students.