Melissa’s Favourite Historic Houses in Southern Ontario
My VisitList features my favourite historic house museums in Southern Ontario. The features I enjoy most: great architecture, period restorations, original furnishings, period artwork and an glimpse into historic lifestyles.
Restored Victorian Mansion and Community Museum
A Victorian home that has been nationally recognized for its magnificent interior.
Benares Historic House has more than 165 years of history.
Experience a guided tour of this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830’s on B...
Built in 1848 -McQuesten family home for three generations, from 1852-1968
Spadina Museum offers a glimpse of Toronto during the 1900-1930 period through the lens o...
Discover the story of Senator George T. Fulford, explore the grand Fulford mansion and mar
Belleville, Ontario to Brockville, Ontario
TV shows filmed at historic places across Canada
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to Richmond, British Columbia 5 places
The film and television industry love using historic places as part of their sets for their cinematic creations because historic places tell stories, and they create a nostalgic backdrop for modern stories. Next time you watch your favourite shows, you might just catch a glimpse of a quaint historic fishing village in Nova Scotia or spy a […]
All Aboard! Awesome locations for Transportation and Architecture enthusiasts of all ages
Toronto, Ontario to Stirling, Alberta 13 places
For lovers of transit, transportation, and the industrial/scientific revolution.
Banff, Alberta to Rycroft, Alberta 5 places
Dunvegan Provincial Park is a great place to camp & tour the historical trading post!
My Hopeful list!
Chambly, Québec to Vancouver, British Columbia 7 places
A mix of places I have seen and enjoyed and beautiful settings I hope to visit!