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.

Villa-Bellevue

Kingston, Ontario
Maison du premier des premiers ministres, sir John A. Macdonald, de 1848 à 1849.
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Osgoode Township Museum

Ottawa, Ontario
The Osgoode Township Museum depicts the lives of rural residents in rural Ottawa south.
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Red Bay

Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
Site that was an important whale hunting port in the 16th century.
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Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site

Edmonton, Alberta
Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site was the home of the first Premier of Alberta.
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Events To Enjoy

Choose an event below to discover more details or view all our events.

Barbara Worthy – Virtual Scandal & Gossip Tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

13 August, 2020 | 4-5pm on Zoom

Scott Finlay – Ten Things That Will Save Your Life in the Trenches

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

27 August, 2020 | 4-5pm on Zoom

Latest Blog Post

23 July, 2020  | Articles

With #historicplacesday now running #allsummerlong, we’re encouraging you to take a moment, slow down, and reflect upon awesome experiences at sites nationwide that have made you feel more connected to your past, to your future, and to your home. Our July Giveaway Contest is asking Canadians to share their reflective moments by submitting a picture […]

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