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

The National Trust for Canada is giving away a total of $2000, and over $10,000 in prizes, in support of Historic Places Days. From July 8th until July 31st, we encourage you to visit a participating historic place and take a selfie or a photo of the place. If you’re not able to visit in person take a digital selfie via  


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 2022, register today.

Places To Explore

Choose a historic site below to discover more details or view all our places.

L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish

New Glasgow, Prince Edward Island
L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish National Historic Site is a cultural landscape that embraces…
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Brockville Railway Tunnel

Brockville, Ontario
Canada’s first underground railway tunnel.
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Lachine Canal

Montréal, Québec
A veritable open-air museum, the Lachine Canal recounts the beginnings of industrializatio…
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Lieux historiques nationaux de Boishébert et de la Construction-Navale-à-l’Île-Beaubears

Miramichi, New Brunswick
This is Boishébert National Historic Site—a blend of active adventure and deep-rooted m…
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Events To Enjoy

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Journey Back to Birchtown

Black Loyalist Heritage Center

29 - 31 July, 2022 | Main events take place Sunday, July 31st.

“Tillsonburg 1872: The Story of Incorporation”

Annandale National Historic Site

2 March - 28 August, 2022 | 9am to 3pm

Tillsonburg’s 150th Anniversary Party & Canada Day Fun Fair on the Lawn

Annandale National Historic Site

1 July, 2022 | 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Latest Blog Post

10 August, 2021  | Articles

As the month of July comes to end, so does Historic Places Days 2021! This year was a record-breaking year with more historic sites registered and more virtual tours than ever, bringing Canada’s diverse history into your home via zoom and social media.   #HistoricPlacesDays, made possible in part by the support of Parks Canada, brings awareness to Canada’s historic sites, garnering support, and recognition for places, […]

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