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 August 1st – 31st, enter our VisitList Contest for a chance to win $250 for yourself, AND a prize pack worth $5000 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.

Mercantile Premises

Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador
The last building remaining from a complex that once lined Trinity’s shore
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Backus-page House Museum

Wallacetown, Ontario
1850s Georgian house, outbuildings, walking trails in the heart of the Talbot Settlement
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Connell House

Woodstock, New Brunswick
Built in 1839 in the Greek-Revival style, Connell House was the residence of the Honorable…
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Murney Tower Museum National Historic Site of Canada

Kingston, Ontario
The museum displays a collection of military and domestic artifacts of 19th century.
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Events To Enjoy

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Latest Blog Post

17 September, 2020  | Contests

As the summer comes to an end, so too does Canada Historic Places Day 2020! Now in its fourth year, Historic Places Day is getting more and more attention in communities and on social media as a way to celebrate our cultural heritage and promote Canada’s diverse historic destinations. #HistoricPlacesDay is an inclusive national awareness […]

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