The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Grey Cup Coming Home to Rideau Hall

November 21
4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Are you a football enthusiast? During Grey Cup week in Ottawa, see and take your picture with one of Canada’s best known trophies!

The Grey Cup will be on display inside the residence of the governor general, close to the portrait of Earl Grey, 9th governor general of Canada (1904-1911), who donated the trophy.

On this occasion, the guides will also show State rooms.

Access and parking

Walk, bike or use public transportation. Enter the grounds on foot through the entrance gates located on Sussex Drive and on Thomas or MacKay streets. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighbourhood.

Limited parking will be available at Rideau Hall for visitors with mobility restrictions only. Please call 613-991-4422 to reserve in advance.