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.

Craigleith Heritage Depot

The Blue Mountains, Ontario
A historic railway station with interactive exhibits, viewing deck on the bay & trails
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March 4th 1910 Rogers Pass Avalanche Monument

British Columbia
Japanese Canadian History – Canada’s Worst Avalanche Disaster Site
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Government House Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
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John and Olive Diefenbaker House, National Historic Site

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
The house of Canada’s thirteenth Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. John G. Diefenbaker.
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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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