The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
The Citadelle
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Useful information

All guided tours are free of charge. Please consult the schedule for the tour of your choice.

Individual visitors

Individual visitors must obtain a tour ticket from a guide upon arrival. Reservations are not required, except from Monday to Friday in May, June, September and October.

Tour of the residence

Dates Day Time
May, June, September and October Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May, June, September and October Monday to Friday By reservation. Please contact us to confirm the schedule.
June 24 to September 1 Daily 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Groups

Groups of 10 or more are asked to make a reservation at least 48 hours in advance.

Tours of the Residence

Dates Day Time Group capacity
April 1 to October 31 Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 55 people

On His Excellency's Secret Service (School program)

All school activities are offered by reservation only.

Dates Day Time Group capacity
April, September and October Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 50 students
May to June Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 125 students

Groups are welcomed at the bus lay-by, on the Côte de la Citadelle. Please notify us at the time of your reservation if you will be visiting the Citadelle of Québec before touring the governor general’s residence.

Date modified: January 7, 2014