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.

Humboldt & District Museum

Humboldt, Saskatchewan
Learn about the history of Humboldt in this National Historic Site Post Office building.
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Colborne Lodge

Toronto, Ontario
Explore 19th-century innovation and creativity, city building, science, technology and de…
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Villa-Bellevue

Kingston, Ontario
Maison du premier des premiers ministres, sir John A. Macdonald, de 1848 à 1849.
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Historic Bovaird House

Brampton, Ontario
Circa 1852 Georgian-style farmhouse & circa 1845 log house on a two-acre park-like set…
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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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