Château Ramezay Museum

280, Notre-Dame East Street
Old Montreal, QC

Christmas at Château Ramezay

Around the Fireplace… Holiday Traditions 

There is no doubt about it: rosy cheeks, pine trees, lights and snowflakes… it will soon be the holiday season! To celebrate, the Château Ramezay offers throughout the month of December a series of very entertaining activities that will bring cheer to the whole family.

Hang up your Christmas stocking!
The Château Ramezay invites kids to hang up a Christmas stocking on one of its fireplaces. This is a unique activity in Montreal. So beware: no naughty kids allowed!

Stockings are on sale at the Château Ramezay.
Price: $10.

Stockings are hung from December 1 to 23, 2012.

Stockings must be picked up during the week of January 6, 2013.










Once upon a time…

… there was a Château where young and old gathered joyfully to hear tales be told. Eric Michaud and Francis Désilets will take you into a world where little devils and flying canoes actually exist!

Entrance fee to the museum: 10$ for adults

Dates : Saturdays, December 3, 10, 17, and 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2 p.m. in French; 3:13 p.m. in English.








Baking workshop: make a brioche the old fashioned way

Following the purest of culinary traditions, kids are invited to bake a sweetbread using a time-honoured Nouvelle-France recipe.
Churn the butter, break-up the sugar, knead the dough, and have a taste of the delicious brioche you made.

Reservations required at 514-861-3708, ext. 221.

Entrance fee to the museum: $5 per participant

Coût : No more than 10 participants per workshop.

Dates : Saturdays and Sundays, December 1, 8, 15, 22  1 p.m., in French and December 26 to 30 and January 2 to 4 at 1 p.m. in French and 2:15 p.m. in English

Choir and quartet

To put you in the holiday mood and for the delight of all ears, the Château Ramezay invited a choir and quartets to perform various repertories: Christmas songs for children as well as traditional and international songs.

Sunday December 2, 9 and the 16

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The Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal, a non-profit organization, safeguards and makes accessible a collection that reflects and attests to the history of Montréal and Québec. It was the first building in Québec to be classified an historic monument and is the province’s oldest private historical museum. Visit our website:

• Informations

Julie Villeneuve, Coordinator, Telephone: 514 861-3708 poste 225 | Fax: 514 861-8317

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