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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Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Laurentides, Québec
Discover the life and work of famed Prime Minister Wilfred Laurier.
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Pembina Threshermens Museum

Winkler, Manitoba
Explore acres of ol’-fashioned pioneer fun and adventure! Open 7 days a week. (Winkler MB)
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Royal Battery

Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
Royal Battery National Historic Site, located within the Fortress of Louisbourg National H…
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Fisgard Lighthouse

Victoria, British Columbia
It helped guide mariners to Esquimalt Harbour, and the base for the Royal Navy.
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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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