VisitExperience the history

On July 4, 2020, we invite you to time travel by visiting historic places across Canada. More than 550 sites are waiting to be discovered − find one near you. Every place, a story: choose yours.

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ShowRegister a historic place

Participating sites receive national exposure and access to resources for organizing events and attracting new audiences. If you own or operate a historic site and are interested in participating in 2020, register today.

Places To Explore

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Citadelle de Québec

Québec, Québec
L’impressionnante forteresse du Vieux-Québec vous ouvre ses portes tous les jours !
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Watson’s Mill

Ottawa, Ontario
A functioning water powered flour mill built in the 1860s.
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Mockbeggar Plantation

Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador
Explore Newfoundland life in the 1930s & 1940s
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Green Family Forge

Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador
The Forge dates back to six generation blacksmiths.  This site is fully operational with …
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Events To Enjoy

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Famous and Infamous lecture series

Niagara Historical Society & Museum

25 November, 2019 | 2:00 PM

Keewatin’s 113th Birthday

S.S. Keewatin

4 July, 2020 | 11:00

Latest Blog Post

8 July, 2019  | Articles

Canada Historic Places Day saw thousands of Canadians exploring heritage at more than 550 participating sites coast to coast to coast. The nation-wide day of celebration spread awareness for local sites and gave guests the opportunity to engage with history and share their personal stories. Sites got creative with special programming, including hikes, expert guests […]

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