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.

Heritage Discovery Centre

Grande Prairie, Alberta
Located in the lower level of Centre 2000, the Heritage Discovery Centre (HDC) is an engag…
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MacPhee House Visitor Centre and Community Museum

Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia
One and a half story historic building from 1875 period.
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Cottonwood Mansion Museum

Cottonwood is an Italianate-style red brick mansion built c. 1860 by William Holmes Jr.
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The New Brunswick Railway Museum

Hillsborough, New Brunswick
The New Brunswick Railway Museum is a non-profit organization and heritage site.
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Events To Enjoy

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Latest Blog Post

23 February, 2021  | Articles

Canada Historic Places Day 2020 launched with a call for photos and stories of your favourite historic places, and the response was overwhelming. We learned about new friends, wild adventures, deep rooted family histories, and the importance of historic places, especially in uncertain times. Here are a few of the entries that represent the wide […]

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