From the first structure, built for the Governor of Montreal in 1705, to today’s Museum, the Château Ramezay has played an important role in the history of our city. It has survived many changes to Old Montréal with a front-row seat on key events.
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The Governor’s Garden is a unique example of an 18th century French colonial garden. Discover the diverse colours and scents of this peaceful oasis in the heart of Old Montréal. From the terrace, enjoy the panorama of greenery which changes with the seasons. The terrace has an awning and protective curtains which can be closed in intemperate weather.
Available : May to October, from 5 p.m. onward
Suitable for : Weddings and cocktail functions
Capacity : 50 people; conferences 50 people, banquets; 50 people, cocktails
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Reserve the sumptuous Salle de Nantes, with its magnificent 18th century mahogany panelling and its crystal chandeliers that impart an air of refined elegance.
Available: June to October, from 6 p.m. onward; November to May, from 4:30 p.m. onward
Suitable for: Weddings, conferences, cocktails and banquets
Capacity: 50 people, conferences; 50 people, banquets and 75 people, cocktails
Chose a Château setting for your special events! The Château Ramezay’s seven permanent exhibition rooms invite you to learn more about the history of Montréal, Quebec and Canada, from indigenous pre-history right up to the 20th century. The unusual items in the exhibition will surprise your guests! You can time-travel back to the 18th century in the sumptuous Salle de Nantes, whose carved mahogany panelling once graced the headquarters of the Compagnie des Indes.
Available: June to October, from 6:00 p.m. onward; November to May, from 4:30 p.m. onward
Suitable for: Cocktails or banquets
Capacity: 100 people, cocktails; 50 people, banquets
The Château Ramezay has one of the best-located conference rooms in Old Montréal, just steps away from restaurants and underground parking. Located on the second floor of the building, it is perfect for lectures and small gatherings.
Available: Upon request
Suitable for: Lectures and meetings
Capacity: 20 people, meetings; 35 people, conferences
Invite people to share your interest in history! Escorted by a guide, your guests can visit the vaults of the Château Ramezay in small groups. See how the thick, rounded walls dominate the space, just as they did 300 years ago. Built under the French regime, the Château Ramezay is one of the rare survivors of the period that is still accessible to visitors. Explore the vaults and their charming display of everyday life in 18th century Montréal.
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