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Rideau Hall


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1 Sussex Dr.
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1
Canada

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 1-866-842-4422


Rideau Hall

Rideau Hall
Rideau Hall
Rideau Hall
Rideau Hall
Rideau Hall

(??.? miles from you)

1 Sussex Dr.
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1
Canada

http://www.gg.ca guide@gg.ca.

Call: 1-866-842-4422


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Why You Should Go...

Visit Rideau Hall, the official home and workplace of every Governor General since Confederation in 1867. This historic residence, set amidst 79 acres of landscaped grounds, is located just minutes from downtown Ottaw

See the residence's staterooms where the governor general welcomes dignitaries, received ambassadors and heads of State, and present Canada's highest honours. In the summer, begin your visit at the Visitor Centre and take a look at the exhibition inside. Afterwards, witness the Ceremonial Guard Relief of the Sentries.

Enjoy the peaceful calm of this landscaped urban park with its lush green lawns, winding paths, wooded areas, gardens, and perennial flower beds. Stroll the grounds, bring a picnic, run or cycle, or explore the playground or interpretive path. Watch a cricket game in the summer or skate in the winter.

All tours and activities are free of charge. Guided tours last 45 minutes. See the website for information on reservations. Grounds are open to the public all year from 8:00 AM until one hour before sunset. 

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Why You Should Go...

Visit Rideau Hall, the official home and workplace of every Governor General since Confederation in 1867. This historic residence, set amidst 79 acres of landscaped grounds, is located just minutes from downtown Ottawa and is open to the public year-round.

See the residence's staterooms where the governor general welcomes dignitaries, received ambassadors and heads of State, and present Canada's highest honours. In the summer, begin your visit at the Visitor Centre and take a look at the exhibition inside. Afterwards, witness the Ceremonial Guard Relief of the Sentries.

Enjoy the peaceful calm of this landscaped urban park with its lush green lawns, winding paths, wooded areas, gardens, and perennial flower beds. Stroll the grounds, bring a picnic, run or cycle, or explore the playground or interpretive path. Watch a cricket game in the summer or skate in the winter.

All tours and activities are free of charge. Guided tours last 45 minutes. See the website for information on reservations. Grounds are open to the public all year from 8:00 AM until one hour before sunset. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Free

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Street, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs

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Insider Info

Three hours of free street parking is available in the neighbourhood.

All guided tours are free of charge. See website for more details on hours and reservations.

For more family fun in the summer check out Storytime with volunteers from Frontier College. Settle in under the Reading Tent to read books and to participate in fun literacy activities.

Visitor Centre open May to September. Washrooms open year-round.

Fun Facts

Rideau Hall has welcomed countless foreign dignitaries to Canada’s Capital, many of whom have planted a ceremonial tree on the grounds marking their visit. Look for the plaques under the trees to discover who has visited.

The gates and residence of Rideau Hall are guarded by members of the red-coated Ceremonial Guard every summer.

Rideau Hall is the largest official resident in Canada's Capital Region and the only one open to the public.

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Why You Should Go...

Visit Rideau Hall, the official home and workplace of every Governor General since Confederation in 1867. This historic residence, set amidst 79 acres of landscaped grounds, is located just minutes from downtown Ottawa and is open to the public year-round.

See the residence's staterooms where the governor general welcomes dignitaries, received ambassadors and heads of State, and present Canada's highest honours. In the summer, begin your visit at the Visitor Centre and take a look at the exhibition inside. Afterwards, witness the Ceremonial Guard Relief of the Sentries.

Enjoy the peaceful calm of this landscaped urban park with its lush green lawns, winding paths, wooded areas, gardens, and perennial flower beds. Stroll the grounds, bring a picnic, run or cycle, or explore the playground or interpretive path. Watch a cricket game in the summer or skate in the winter.

All tours and activities are free of charge. Guided tours last 45 minutes. See the website for information on reservations. Grounds are open to the public all year from 8:00 AM until one hour before sunset. 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Free

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Street, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs

How You Can Follow...

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Three hours of free street parking is available in the neighbourhood.

All guided tours are free of charge. See website for more details on hours and reservations.

For more family fun in the summer check out Storytime with volunteers from Frontier College. Settle in under the Reading Tent to read books and to participate in fun literacy activities.

Visitor Centre open May to September. Washrooms open year-round.

Fun Facts

Rideau Hall has welcomed countless foreign dignitaries to Canada’s Capital, many of whom have planted a ceremonial tree on the grounds marking their visit. Look for the plaques under the trees to discover who has visited.

The gates and residence of Rideau Hall are guarded by members of the red-coated Ceremonial Guard every summer.

Rideau Hall is the largest official resident in Canada's Capital Region and the only one open to the public.

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