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.

S.S. Keewatin

Port McNicoll, Ontario
Visit the last Edwardian passenger steamship of its type in the world: older than Titanic!
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Town of St. Marys Heritage Walking Tour

Saint Marys, Ontario
Re-live the history of the quaint town of St. Marys by embarking on their self-guided Heri…
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Whitehern Historic House & Garden NHS

Hamilton, Ontario
Built in 1848 -McQuesten family home for three generations, from 1852-1968
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McDougall Cottage Historic Site

Cambridge, Ontario
A historic 1858 granite and limestone cottage located in downtown Cambridge.
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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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