VisitExperience the history

This summer we invite you to time travel by virtually visiting historic places across Canada. Hundreds of sites are waiting to be discovered. Every place, a story: choose yours.

WinParticipate in contests

From July 3rd – 31st, enter our Selfie Contest for a chance to win $1000 for yourself AND $1000 for a historic place!

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

Choose a historic site below to discover more details or view all our places.

Spadina Museum

Toronto, Ontario
Spadina Museum offers a glimpse of Toronto during the 1900-1930 period through the lens o…
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Touchstones Nelson

Nelson, British Columbia
Touchstones Nelson is a cultural hub that provides integrative art and regional history pr…
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Whitehern Historic House & Garden NHS

Hamilton, Ontario
Built in 1848 -McQuesten family home for three generations, from 1852-1968
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Historic Stewart Farm

Surrey, British Columbia
A back to basics riverside heritage site homestead.
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Events To Enjoy

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Latest Blog Post

23 February, 2021  | Articles

Canada Historic Places Day 2020 launched with a call for photos and stories of your favourite historic places, and the response was overwhelming. We learned about new friends, wild adventures, deep rooted family histories, and the importance of historic places, especially in uncertain times. Here are a few of the entries that represent the wide […]

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