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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Grand Manan Museum

Grand Manan, New Brunswick
Founded in 1967, the Grand Manan Museum is a community museum that collects, preserves, an…
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Séminaire de Saint-Sulpice

Montréal, Québec
Venez découvrir un des rares bâtiments qui ait survécu au temps et son jardin unique
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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Get a rare glimpse into the extraordinary heart and mind of the world-famous inventor.
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Colchester East-Hants Library Truro Branch

Truro, Nova Scotia
The Old Provincial Normal College was constructed in 1877 and is currently municipally and…
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Events To Enjoy

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Backus Masquerade Ball – The Magic Realm

Backhouse Historic Site - Backus Heritage Conservation Area

26 October, 2019 | 10:30 am - 10 pm

Christmas Tea and Bake Sale

Ottawa House By The Sea Museum

29 September, 2019 | 2pm to 4pm

Walking Tours

Niagara Historical Society & Museum

30 September, 2019 | 11:00 am

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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