RIDEAU HALL RESIDENCE GUIDED TOUR
1, promenade Sussex, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1A 0A1
Rideau Hall has been home to every governor general since Confederation. At the start of the guided tour, walk through Dare to Dream, an exhibition of breathtaking photographs of Canada taken from space and an exclusive display of objects, gear and keepsakes from Governor General Payette’s personal collection. This new exhibition is an opportunity to learn more about her career as an astronaut and how she continues to proudly represent her country as governor general, inspiring people to dare to dream! Accompanied by a guide, walk through the State rooms where the governor general fulfills official duties, welcomes dignitaries and honours Canadians. The residence is home to a fine collection of Canadian art and furniture. On display are the works of such renowned Canadian artists as Jean Paul Lemieux, Emily Carr and Allen Sapp. A special exhibition on Canadian honours is also included in the tour. Guided tours are free of charge. Each tour lasts 45 minutes. You can also visit ...