Château Ramezay - Historic Site and Museum of Montreal, Montreal

(4/5 based on 320 reviews on the web)
Originally built in 1705 as the residence of a former Montreal governor, Château Ramezay - Historic Site and Museum of Montreal now stands as a historic building and educational museum. The building has offered refuge to important figures in volatile times, including the Continental Army when Montreal was seized, and Benjamin Franklin as he endeavored to raise troops in the American Revolutionary War. As the area's oldest private history museum, and a National Historic Site, it is no surprise the structure has filled with thousands of vintage items. Browse through about 30,000 objects, including manuscripts, artworks, and furniture dating up to the 20th century. Take the time to explore the garden, a wonderful display of 18th century landscaping. By using our Montreal vacation route planner, you can arrange your visit to Château Ramezay - Historic Site and Museum of Montreal and other attractions in Montreal.
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  • Tout sauf un château vu de l'extérieur mais l'intérieur reste très agréable. Vous avons même participé à une animation organisée par le personnel. C'était très convivial. 
  • We loved this nice old building and its history. Short audio recordings were quite informative and very nicely done, the exhibits were good and the story of the building, its inhabitants and Montreal ...  more »
  • We enjoyed the display and the interaction from staff. We made some sour dough bread!! Many things and levels to see appreciate the history and importance of the manor home. 
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  • The oldest house in Montreal amust with excellent audio from key members in the houses history make for a fascinating visit
  • Excellent set up and very interesting. Best to check when they have demonstrations or special displays.
  • Oldest House in the city, wanna have more details on the city's history? well, here you are
  • Good place to learn about the history of the city and the region. Looks like a lot is still to under construction though...
  • One of the oldest residences in Montreal, you'll get a very good idea of the early days of Montreal. Be sure to check out the charming historic garden behind.