Visitor Information

Photo of Rideau Hall, residence of the Governor General of Canada
Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Canada

Rideau Hall Visitor Centre


Rideau Hall Visitor Centre
1 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON

May to Labour Day

Daily, 10 am to 5 pm

September to October

Daily, 10 am to 4 pm


The official residences are six important historic properties in Canada’s Capital Region. Of the official residences, only Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada, can be toured. You can, however, take a virtual tour and/or see pictures of the other five residences.

Facilities and Services

  • Free tours and activities
  • Water fountains, washrooms and public telephones
  • Picnic tables and a play structure


Street parking is available in the surrounding neighbourhood.

Universal Accessibility

Rideau Hall is universally accessible. Wheelchairs are available on-site.