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!

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.

Ardgowan

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Former home of William Henry Pope, one of Canada’s Fathers of Confederation.
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Fort Gaspereaux

Port Elgin, New Brunswick
Fort Gaspareaux National Historic Site is an archaeological site located just outside Port
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Saint John Jewish Historical Museum

Saint John, New Brunswick
We tell the stories of the Jewish Community of Saint John from 1783 to the present.
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Lougheed House

Calgary, Alberta
1891 Victorian mansion, museum, gardens, restaurant. National & Provincial Historic Si…
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Events To Enjoy

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

Live! In Filberg Park Presents: Summer Pop-ups in the Park

Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park

3 July - 29 August, 2021 | All Day

July 1st Celebration

Unity & District Heritage Museum

1 July, 2021 | 12-5pm

Le mouvement pittoresque au XIXe siècle

Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière

3 July, 2021 | 13h à 14h30

Latest Blog Post

16 June, 2021  | Articles

When you think of “historic sites,” you may picture a huge fort or famous archaeological dig. However, heritage is all around us. In fact, there’s probably a hidden historic gem not far from your home awaiting your discovery. A day trip or mini getaway can give you a whole new perspective on Canada’s past. History […]

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