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 July 3rd – 31st, enter our Selfie Contest for a chance to win $1000 for yourself AND $1000 for a historic place! As well, create and share your #VisitList online for a chance to win our #VisitList Contest, prizes include one of fifteen $500 VIA vouchers for yourself 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.

Galt Museum & Archives

Lethbridge, Alberta
The Galt Museum & Archives collects and displays the stories of human history in south…
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Fort York National Historic Site of Canada

Toronto, Ontario
Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. R…
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Steveston Museum

Richmond, British Columbia
Discover the people and the moments that shaped Steveston Village.
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Charles Fort National Historic Site

Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
Charles Fort marks where the colony that would become Nova Scotia got its start in 1629.
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Events To Enjoy

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

Williamstown Discovery and Ghost Walk

Sir John Johnson Manor House

19 June - 30 October, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Christmas Tea and Bake Sale

Ottawa House By The Sea Museum

26 September, 2021 | 2pm to 4pm

Archive Access

Sir John Johnson Manor House

1 June, 2021 - 1 June, 2022 | All day

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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