Château Ramezay - Historic Site and Museum of Montreal, Montreal
(4/5 based on 300+ 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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  • I advise everyone who is interested in history, here is a very unusual are overlapping with Windows. Maybe you'll be lucky to get to the wedding.
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  • I loved this little museum despite some exhibits not being ready. I especially loved the videos and soundtracks about the various historical figures who had lived or worked in the building and found i...  more »
  • The garden, in the lowest position, in my opinion is more interesting than the "Castle". The latter has a well kept façade in the middle of the Green, some people in costume and a inner interest even if the effort is indisputable. The Garden contains various crops, parts let "nature" and other cured even with how much can entertain children. To see passing near.
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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.