The Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle
is an exceptional heritage attraction in the heart of Old Québec. Steeped in history, this unique place, overlooking the St. Lawrence River and sitting high atop Cape Diamant, has been the second official residence of Canada’s governors general since 1872. Whether you come on your own, with family and friends, or as part of a group, the guides are eager to help you explore the State rooms where the Governor General fulfills his official duties, welcomes dignitaries from here and abroad and honours Canadians. Learn more about the role and responsibilities of the governor general while discovering the history, the architecture and collections of this magnificent residence. All activities are offered from April to October and are free of charge.