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 July 3rd – 31st, enter our Selfie Contest for a chance to win $1000 for yourself AND $1000 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.

Banting House National Historic Site of Canada

London, Ontario
The Birthplace of Insulin
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Alton Mill Arts Centre

Caledon, Ontario
The Alton Mill is home to some 25 studio artists, galleries, a heritage museum, and more.
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Fort York National Historic Site of Canada

Toronto, Ontario
Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. R…
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Newman Wine Vaults

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
The amazing story of a 300 year connection of port aged in the climate of Newfoundland
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Events To Enjoy

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Latest Blog Post

23 February, 2021  | Articles

Canada Historic Places Day 2020 launched with a call for photos and stories of your favourite historic places, and the response was overwhelming. We learned about new friends, wild adventures, deep rooted family histories, and the importance of historic places, especially in uncertain times. Here are a few of the entries that represent the wide […]

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