Historic Places Days is a platform for individuals and organizations to showcase the places and stories important to them in their own words. As the presenter, the National Trust for Canada recognizes that Canada’s history and heritage is complex and contentious, dominated by settler perspectives, and that individually or collectively the stories may lack diversity. We are working hard with our partners to enrich our awareness of our collective past. We welcome your input on how we can work together to be more inclusive now and in the future.

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 historicplacesdays.ca.  

 

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.

Britannia Mine Museum

Britannia Beach, British Columbia
Britannia Mine Museum is an award-winning National Historic Site located near Squamish, BC
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Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives

Penetanguishene, Ontario
History BECKon’s You! Explore one of Ontario’s last original general stores and learn …
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Haylmore Heritage Site

Gold Bridge, British Columbia
1930s rustic buildings and landscaping on placer claim in parklike setting. Tourist info
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Events To Enjoy

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

“Annandale NHS and Oxford Creative Connections Inc. Present: Small Wonders Art Show & Sale”

Annandale National Historic Site

10 September - 30 October, 2022 | 9am to 4pm

“Jingle Bell Rock Christmas”

Annandale National Historic Site

25 November, 2022 - 8 January, 2023 | 9am to 4pm

Tree Lighting on the Lawn

Annandale National Historic Site

25 November, 2022 | 7pm

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