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 4th – 31st, enter our Selfie Contest for a chance to win $1000 for yourself and $1000 for the participating place that you tag. Don’t forget our Giveaway, where submitting a photograph and memory of your favourite Canadian historic place could find you picking up one of many awesome prizes!

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.

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Richmond, British Columbia
 Britannia Shipyards is an authentic representation of a once thriving community of canne…
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French Rooms Cultural Center

Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador
Learn about the local History of Port au Choix
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Canon Richard’s Tearoom

Newfoundland and Labrador
Canon Richard’s Tearoom – NL Heritage site
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Events To Enjoy

Choose an event below to discover more details or view all our events.

Was your grandmother a British Home Child?

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

23 July, 2020 | 4-5pm on Zoom

Some Women in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s history

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

16 July, 2020 | 4-5pm on Zoom

Ask the Curator

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

30 July, 2020 | 4-5pm on Zoom

Latest Blog Post

9 July, 2020  | Articles

Although our annual Canada Historic Places Day looks a bit different this year, hundreds of heritage enthusiasts and participating places were quick to adapt for the kick off on July 4th, showcasing their creativity through selfies and virtual events alike. As this nation-wide celebration is running until the end of August, #allsummerlong, we’re looking forward […]

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