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.

Dunvegan Provincial Park

Fairview, Alberta
Beautiful valley, river crossed by Alberta’s only suspension bridge, historic buildings.
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Nellie McClung Heritage Site

Manitou, Manitoba
Visit the only 2 of Nellie McClung’s homes in Canada that are open to the public.
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Dryden Museum

Dryden, Ontario
See a variety of stone tools and beautiful beadwork. Learn about pre-European fishing and …
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Canadian Energy Museum

Leduc, Alberta
We showcase the ongoing story of energy heritage and history from rig to windmill.
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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

Journey Back to Birchtown

Black Loyalist Heritage Center

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

New Blood: A Story of Reconciliation

Heritage Park Historical Village

21 June, 2022 | 19:00-21:00

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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