Guided tours of the residence (Ottawa) Visit the State rooms where the governor general fulfills official duties, welcomes dignitaries and honours Canadians. Grounds of Rideau Hall Explore the grounds of Rideau Hall. Visitor Centre Start your visit at this charming interpretation centre located at the Thomas Street entrance gate. The Queen Elizabeth II Equestrian Monument A Royal greeting welcomes you to Rideau Hall. The Queen Elizabeth II Equestrian Monument signals your arrival at Rideau Hall.