The Cary Mews houses the Costume Museum and Rudi’s Tea Room.
The Costume Museum and Rudi’s Tea Room are now open for the season until September 1 from Tuesday to Friday.
Come and have a look at our new treasures!
The Costume Museum
This setting features a series of changing themes that showcase its more than 200 costumes from the 1860s to the 1970s. It also houses vintage accessories, period artifacts, Government House memorabilia, and generous donations of family heirlooms from the public.
Visitors will also see the historic landau carriage used In 1901 by the Duke and Duchess of York and Cornwall (later King George V and Queen Mary) on their tour of Victoria.
The Costume Museum and its staff would like to extend a hearty welcome to the Board and congratulate The Friends on its 30th anniversary.
Rudi’s Tea Room
This gathering spot features a selection of treats provided by Government House and in the summer, seasonal greens from the vegetable garden.
Costume Museum volunteers help bring Government House history to life. (cheknews.ca)