Governor General's Residence
1 Sussex Dr
(Near Rideau Gate)
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1
+1 613 991 4422 / +1 866 842 4422
Fax: +1 613 993 1656
Rideau Hall, which was built in 1838, has been the official residence of the Queen's representative to Canada since 1867. The grounds cover more than 32 hectares and feature a magnificent greenhouse and ornamental gardens. Visitors can take a self-guided tour or book one of the many guided tours offered during the summer months. There are a number of events hosted by the Governor General throughout the year.
Best Modes of Transportation:
Notes: Take the #3 Hurdman bus from the Rideau Centre.
Parking Availability: Limited
Average Price per Hour: Free
Parking Safety: Safe
Notes: On-site parking is for visitors with disabilities only. Otherwise, street parking in nearby neighborhoods or the garage at the old Ottawa City Hall a few minutes' walk away are your main options.
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