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Chateau Dufresne (Dufresne House)

2929 Rue Jeanne-d'Arc, Montreal, Quebec H1W 3W2, Canada
+1 514-259-9201
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Not a typical grand residence

Well worth a side trip. This chateau is actually a semi-detached grand dwelling (and grandly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DAVE_NIAGARA2013
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Amazing

Travellers in Montreal. Don't be lazy. Find some time and visit this chateau-museum. The place may... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
windows730
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Istanbul
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2929 Rue Jeanne-d'Arc, Montreal, Quebec H1W 3W2, Canada
Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a side trip. This chateau is actually a semi-detached grand dwelling (and grandly furnished) owned by 2 brothers in the late c.19/early c.20. An historical anomaly near Olympic Park & Botanical Gardens. NB There is no line to skip.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travellers in Montreal. Don't be lazy. Find some time and visit this chateau-museum. The place may look far but it is not. With metro it is reachable ver easily.

Thank windows730
Reviewed 9 July 2017

not "grand" as historic houses go (it is actually two dwellings, one complete, one only 'suggestively' furnished), nevertheless worth seeing and there is enough info on the ipad that it will exhaust even the most thorough history buff - that's me, and I started skipping...More

1  Thank scott r
Reviewed 25 June 2017

very beautiful house, great location, interesting history about two brothers. Go and check it out your self :) I will not say many details.

Thank Yevgeniya K
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I I visited the house after a visit to the botanical gardens nearby. We were given an IPad which explained the history and decorations room by room. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank 234lax
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A beautiful mansion, well maintained, and full of interesting artefacts. Well worth taking the bus out to its location, east of the downtown area.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had a quite fascinating Sunday afternoon tour (in English) with a very knowledgeable guide (Renato) for whom no question was too difficult and who provided a interesting overview of the development of the town of Maisonneuve as the area was called before annexation by...More

1  Thank chasinchelsea
Reviewed 11 January 2017

For a modest price, you can tour this elaborate home modelled architecturally after the Petit Trianon in Paris. Many rooms have been restored and furnished; others are devoted to its history and that of its quartier. An audio guide in English or French takes you...More

1  Thank Lorne P
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a great opportunity to learn a bit about the commercial history of Montreal later than the fur trading and other political info from other spots like the governor's mansion. It was very pretty and had some interesting art and furniture to go with...More

1  Thank Melissa I
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful stained glass windows by Nincheri, period furnishings in some rooms, gorgeous original parquet floors, tile mosaic floors in the garden room. I used the tablet tour which covered all aspects of the home, furnishings, family and local history. Exceptionally well done and nice that...More

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Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
Named for the Olympic Stadium complexes built for the
1976 games, the Olympic Park and the surrounding
neighbourhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa) make up
an invigorated area dedicated to "Space for Life."
Around the Olympic Village's arenas and stadiums, Rue
Sherbrooke welcomes exploration of its sculpture
gardens decorated in the works of Jean-Paul Riopelle
and its museum culture headed by the historical
...More
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Christian2009
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Response from Melissa I | Reviewed this property |
We were able too enter with the museum pass that we used at several places!
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