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Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal

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Montreal’s portal to its past, the Chateau Ramezay was the first building in Quebec 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...more
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280 Notre-Dame St. E., Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1C5, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a well preserved, perfectly maintained, fascinating piece of Old World history! We didn't plan visiting but it was freezing outside and we happened to be passing by this mansion. Terrific find! Lots of history, including some fascinating women's stories. Do definitely put it on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ApplesPi
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Small by museum standards generally, but lots of interesting bits and pieces especially some of the paintings of French army leaders who lost battles against the English (They should have known better). A few nice insights into life at the time it was built and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mitselakis
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This house offers lots of displays of life in old Canada, and good descriptions of the people and history who built the city and the region. Don't miss the formal garden, too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmch491
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This nicely restored house museum is worth an hour or two of your time if you have an interest in history. The exhibits are well displayed and the museum is cozy and intimate. The small gardens in the back were lovely too, even in late...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We were walking around the city and noticed this beautiful building. There was a dressed up lady stood outside of the place and people walking out. They said they had an amazing time. I was curious so I pulled my friend in. It was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We learned lots from this simple museum. The presentation is well done and we learned lots, but admit that we did not know much about this great city originally. The large room filled with aristocratic French leaders could have been more interactive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Don H
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Did not have to queue to pay for our tickets. Good range of artefacts and options to listen to commentary in each room. Although if there had been a lot of people you would have had to wait to use this. You go through approximately...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

There exhibitions were well done, but we were expecting to get more of a feel about how the elite lived at the times and how the house was used as the governor's residence. But there were only a few rooms that depicted how the occupants...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank B R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We dropped in as we were in the area and were pleasantly surprised to find the museum and house very informative and interesting traveling back through Montreal;s history. Worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jazzguitar51
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Directly across the street from the City Hall. This is definitely Montreal's portal to the past. $10 entrance fee for seniors. Definitely a site to see if you are in Montreal for any amount of time. Beautiful French colonial Governor's gardens. Great museum. Guided tours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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goldw19
August 24, 2016|
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We spent 90 minutes.
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winnsmash
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Crazy4Europe | Reviewed this property |
We used credit card to pay. They did not take Amex but any Visa or Master Card would do. Also, we walked, so and it is in town, so you'd have to find a garage or street parking. The majority of garages and street parking are... More
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June 13, 2015|
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Chaussegros-De-Léry Parking is accessible nearby. Here is the address : 330 Rue du Champ de Mars, Montréal, QC H2Y 3Z3.
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