Educational Activities at the Residence (Québec)

Looking for free educational activities in the City of Québec? The Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec is pleased to offer students from Grade 3 to Grade 12/Secondary V the opportunity to learn during their visit to the beautiful City of Québec.

Whether students are solving puzzles or completing missions, they will be up on their feet and engaged in fun activities! Our tour guides will take participants through the residence to learn about the historical and current roles and responsibilities of the governor general of Canada.

Our activities cover a variety of subjects featured in various provincial curricula.

Each activity requires a reservation and is free of charge.

Choose an activity for your class

NEW! Escape Room – Code Name: Citadelle 

Duration: 90 minutes

School levels: Secondary III to V (Quebec) or grades 9 to 12 (elsewhere in Canada)

Description: The parliamentary buildings are under siege! The Canadian State is on alert. We need your help to recover encrypted documents hidden in the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle. These documents are essential to restoring Canadian sovereignty. Your knowledge of Canadian history, geography and culture has prepared you well for this mission. Are you ready to take on this challenge? 

On Your Excellency’s Secret Service

Duration: 60 minutes

School levels: Grade 3 to Secondary II (Quebec) or grades 3 to 9 (elsewhere in Canada)

Description: This activity is based on the famous Clue™ board game and helps students explore the State rooms of the residence in search of clues to solve a mystery. Three educational, interactive and fun missions are available, according to grade level. The suggested activities were designed to complement lessons students learn in class, in accordance with various provincial curricula.


Grades 3 and 4 - New France

Grades 5 and 6 - Responsible Government

Grades 7 to 9 / Secondary I and II - Democracy  


September 5 to December 17, 2023

Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (with reservation)

*The educational activities are not available on April 7 and 10, September 30, October 9, November 10 and from December 17 to May 2024.

Note: The schedule of activities may change without notice to accommodate official ceremonies or events.


Our educational programs are available to students only.

Reservations are mandatory and must be made at least 72 hours in advance.

Reserve now

Make your reservation by contacting us via phone or email:

418-648-4322 or 1-866-936-4422 or

Note: The schedule of activities may change without notice to accommodate official ceremonies or events.

Also Available to Students