VisitExperience the history

This summer we invite you to time travel by virtually 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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Dory Shop Museum

Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Part of the Nova Scotia Museum family, the J.C. Williams Dory Shop perfected the Shelburne…
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Oliver & District Museum

Oliver, British Columbia
Experience nature, history, and small-town charm, housed in a unique heritage building.
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Government House Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
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Bath Museum

Bath, Ontario
The Bath Museum of Loyalist Township has a mission to preserve local artifacts.
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Events To Enjoy

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Keewatin’s 113th Birthday

S.S. Keewatin

4 July, 2020 | 11:00

Historic Places Day

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawk

4 July, 2020 | 10:00-12:00

Historic Places Day

Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum

4 July, 2020 | All Day

Latest Blog Post

13 May, 2020  | Articles

Canada Historic Places Day 2020 is extending its timeline and ramping up its focus on online and virtual experiences, given that closures and social distancing may continue to affect historic places into the summer. Historic places across Canada have already been very creative this spring in bringing heritage experiences into the homes of Canadians, and […]

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