Residence Visit the State rooms where the governor general fulfills official duties, welcomes dignitaries and honours Canadians. Grounds Explore the grounds at your leisure by walking, jogging, biking and even rollerblading. You can pick up a self-guided tour brochure and follow the interpretive panels along the paths. Educational Activities Educational tours of the residence and the grounds are provided to school groups of all ages. Rideau Hall gives civics and history lessons a sense of place. Visitor Centre Start your visit at this charming interpretation centre located at the Thomas Street entrance gate. Ceremonial Guard Watch the relief of the sentries of the Ceremonial Guard. Storytime Looking for a free, fun activity to do with the kids this summer? Come and enjoy Storytime at Rideau Hall!