To celebrate its 125 years, the Château Ramezay launched a serie of photographs representing the passage of time.
For more details on each of these images, please check out the concerned posts on our Facebook page published between June 28 and October 14 2021.
First known photo of the Château. 1887
The Château without its tour. Before 1903.
The Château and the automobile. Around 1911.
The Château and the silos of Old Montreal. 1948
Victor Morin and Jean Drapeau at a Grand Costume Ball to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Château. 1955.
One of our volunteer guides. Around 1976.
The Dorchester locomotive in one of the rooms of the Château.
Jean Palardy, David Macdonald-Stewart and his partner Liliane. 1976.
75th anniversary of the Historical Society which founded and still administers the Château. 1937.
At its beginnings, the Château presented itself as a history museum, a public library and a national portrait gallery.
Reconstruction of the living quarters of an "habitant" when Canada was a colony, based off of a mix of antique furniture. 1957.
A historical costume ball serving as a benefit event. Herbert and Naomi Molson (brother and sister). 1898.
Woman dressed to the nines visiting the Museum. In the 1950s.
The kitchen of the Château Ramezay in the vaults prior to it being furnished. Around 1895.
The medal and coin collection of the Museum. 1957.
Romantic scene in front of the Château.