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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Altbergthal School

Altona, Manitoba
Built in the 1904 and now rests on the same yard the Neubergthal school once stood.
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Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum

Goffs, Nova Scotia
Whether you are an aviation history enthusiast, on a group or school tour, or simply someo…
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Forges du Saint-Maurice

Trois-Rivières, Québec
The Forges du Saint-Maurice produced a variety of iron products from 1730-1883.
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Alton Mill Arts Centre

Village of Alton
Built on the banks of Shaw’s Creek, this historic knitting mil is a hidden gem of the GTA.
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Events To Enjoy

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Keewatin’s 113th Birthday

S.S. Keewatin

4 July, 2020 | 11:00

Community Awareness Week Tour Season Opening Weekend

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawk

16 May, 2020 | 10:00-16:00

Historic Places Day

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawk

4 July, 2020 | 10:00-12:00

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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