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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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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Twin Falls Tea House

Field, British Columbia
Book a backcountry stay in a historic log tea house in the Canadian Rockies. Or stop on a …
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St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

St. Albert, Alberta
Explore St. Albert’s past at the Grain Elevator Park and Train Station, where our interp…
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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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Panmure Head Lighthouse

Montague, Prince Edward Island
Built in 1853, Panmure Head Lighthouse is the oldest wooden lighthouse in PEI
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Events To Enjoy

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Keewatin’s 113th Birthday

S.S. Keewatin

4 July, 2020 | 11:00

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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