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

Stay tuned for contests for the 2022 season!

In 2021, we hosted our annual Selfie Contest for a chance to win $1000 for yourself AND $1000 for a historic place! We also hosted a #VisitList Contest, prizes included one of fifteen $500 VIA vouchers and a feature in the National Trust for Canada’s magazine, Locale, for the historic places mentioned the most!

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 2021, register today.

Places To Explore

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

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Nova Scotia
Come paddle, hike, camp, and connect with nature and Mi’kmaw culture at this site.
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USS Truxtun and USS Pollux Historic Wreck Sites

Saint Lawrence, Newfoundland and Labrador
Chamber Cove, the site of the Truxtun shipwreck, and envision the danger the miners faced.
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Peachland Historic Schoolhouse

Peachland, British Columbia
Peachland Visitor Centre and Legends of the Lake Interpretive Centre.
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Fort Livingstone

Pelly, Saskatchewan
Explore the site of what was once the first capitol of the North West Territories and the …
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Trust Membership

Events To Enjoy

Choose an event below to discover more details or view all our events.

Archive Access

Sir John Johnson Manor House

1 June, 2021 - 1 June, 2022 | All day

Exposition archéologique Fenêtre sur notre passé

Aux Trois Couvents

16 July, 2021 - 30 April, 2022 | 10h à 16h

Candlelight Christmas

Nelles Manor Museum

11 December, 2021 | 7:00 - 9:00 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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