The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Visitor Centre

The Visitor's Centre

Start your visit at this interpretation centre located near the Sussex Gate. Here you can learn about the role and responsibilities of the governor general, as well as the history of Rideau Hall through an interactive exhibit.

  • May 12 to September 3: Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • September 8 to September 30: weekends from noon to 4 p.m.

Rideau Hall is a working residence
and official events may require unforeseen changes to your visit.