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

Guides in front of the Private entrance © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Guide greeting visitors at the entrance of the Citadelle © OSGG-BSGG 2014 View of Dalhousie Gate © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Visitors walking on the path leading towards the Residence © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Facade of the Residence © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Guide talking to visitors near the entrance of the Residence © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Private entrance © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Guide describing the architecture of the private entrance hall © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Salon québécois © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The dining room © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Guide interacting with young visitors © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The Salon Champlain © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The main entrance hall © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Visitors in the company of a guide in the main entrance hall © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The gallery © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The salon Lemieux © OSGG-BSGG 2014 Visitors in the company of a guide in the salon Lemieux © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The salon des anges © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The St. Lawrence Sunroom © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The ballroom © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The Frontenac dining room © OSGG-BSGG 2014 The terrace with the Château Frontenac in the background © OSGG-BSGG 2014

Located within the Citadelle of Québec, the residence of the governor general is a remarkable heritage attraction. Steeped in history, this place has been the second official residence of Canada’s governors general since 1872.

Join the thousands of visitors that come each year.

Whether you visit alone, with family and friends, or as part of a group, our guides are eager to help you discover this unique residence that offers spectacular views of the St. Lawrence River and an exceptional collection of Canadian art, objects and furnishings.

Take part in our free activities. For more information, please contact us by phone at 1-866-936-4422 (toll-free number) or by email at

Date modified: January 15, 2015