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.

Christ Church Cathedral

Montréal, Québec
Christ Church Cathedral is a neogothic church built in 1857.
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High Tides Arts & Community Centre

Maitland, Nova Scotia
Located in the Heritage Conservation of District of Maitland (East Hants), Nova Scotia the…
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Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
Alberta Provincial Historic Site
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Red Bay

Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
Site that was an important whale hunting port in the 16th century.
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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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