Montreal's museums

Château Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montréal

Château Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montréal

280 Notre-Dame Street East
Vieux-Montréal H2Y 1C5

Montreal’s portal to its past, the Château Ramezay, was the first building in Québec to be classified an historic monument. Chosen as one of the 1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die, the Château invites you to relive more than 500 years of history through its exhibits, its multimedia circuit (in six languages) and its French colonial garden.

Free admission to the Governor’s Garden. From July to September, guided visits of the Château are offered every afternoon and every weekends all year round.

Winter Schedule
From Thanksgiving to May 31st:
Monday : 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the month of October only
Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open Monday 16th, 23rd and 30th of October
Summer Schedule
From June 1 to Thanksgiving Day:
The Museum and the Governor’s Garden are open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
MetroChamp-de-Mars. Bus 14, 129, 715
514 861-3708
  • Partial access for persons with mobility impairments
  • Gift Shop
  • Fields of Memory

    Fields of Memory

    From July 3 to November 18 2018
    As part of the 10th edition of Métis-sur-Montréal, it is by evoking a landscape damaged by war, that the work, by artist Dominique Blain, prompts a reflection on today’s reality. Free.
  • Montréal 14-18

    Montréal 14-18

    From July 20 to November 18 2018
    For the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the public is invited to an archival photographs exhibition on Montréal illustrating how the population experienced this period. Free.
  • Hochelaga, Ville-Marie et Montréal

    Hochelaga, Ville-Marie et Montréal

    Hochelaga, Ville-Marie and Montréal invites you to discover the history of Montréal, Québec, and Canada from Amerindian prehistory to the early 20th century.
  • Vivre à Montréal au 18e siècle

    Vivre à Montréal au 18e siècle

    Life in Montréal in the 18th Century is presented in the vaults of the Château Ramezay, where the solid, thick-walled structure dominates the space as it did 250 years ago.