Online Guided Tours of Rideau Hall

Rideau Hall is pleased to launch its online guided tour series. Take part in our interactive tour experience, designed for participants to learn about some of Rideau Hall’s main attractions from the comfort of their homes.

These activities are ideal for individuals and groups of visitors 12 years of age and older. Each 60-minute tour will be limited to 30 participants to allow for questions and group discussion. The tours are offered free of charge, but registration is required.

In order to participate, all you need is an internet connection, a microphone and a camera-enabled device. The tour will be delivered via the video conferencing app Zoom (a paid Zoom account is not required to participate). Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive a link to the tour and all the information you need to connect.

Tour of Rideau Hall

Have you ever wanted to see where some of the most important and historic ceremonies and events in Canada take place? Join our guide on a tour of the workplace and residence of the Governor General: Rideau Hall, and discover how the design and function of the State rooms have evolved over the years.

This tour is offered live by a guide. Please note that the guide will not be present inside the residence during the tour. Instead, guides will interpret still images of Rideau Hall past and present, all while providing an informative and interactive experience for visitors.


Individual Visitors

From May 17 to September 6, 2021

English: Daily at 2:30 p.m. (EST)

French: Daily at 1 p.m. (EST).


Groups (more than 10 participants)

From May 17 to September 6, 2021

English: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST)

French: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST)


For more information, please contact our Visitor Services reservations desk by email at or by telephone at 1-866-842-4422.