© Château Ramezay - Musée et site historique de Montréal, photo : Michel Pinault


Open house


Did you know that nerly 100 volunteers work at the Château Ramezay every day? 

They give tours of the museum wearing their period costumes and convey to visitors their enthusiasm for history. Every spring and autumn, the Château Ramezay hosts an Open House as part of its recruitment campaign for new volunteer guides.

© Château Ramezay - Historic site and museum of Montreal, photo : Michel Pinault

It's an opportunity to visit the museum and chat with and enjoy the company of exprienced guides while learning about the volunteer programs available. Being a volunteer guide at the Château Ramezay is an opportunity to teach others about history and be part of a dynamic group of enthusiatic people. The Ramezay Guides Associations regularly organizes social activities for its members, as well as dinners and visits to other cultural institutions. Training for prospective guides is provided by experienced guides, who enthusiastically share their knowledge. 

Each year, the Château Ramezay welcomes thousands of visitors of all kinds. There are students (from elementary to university level), many groups of newcomers improving their language skills, and an increasing number of Québec and foreign tourists who want to learn more about the history of Montréal and Québec. 

If you are looking for an interesting and rewarding way to spend your free time, at the Château Ramezay you'll have an opportunity to do volunteer work, tailored to enthusiastic personalities.