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.
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
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.
- Partial access for persons with mobility impairments
- Gift Shop
From July 3 to November 18 2018As 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.
From July 20 to November 18 2018For 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.
From July 31 2017 to September 3 2018Inspired by the publication « Lumières sous la ville : Quand l’archéologie raconte Montréal », the Château Ramezay is presenting an exhibit featuring the archeology of 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.
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.