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Six Passport Places You Didn’t Know Existed In the Greater Toronto Area

The GTA’s hustle and bustle is home to many hidden gems that illustrate its diversity and long, rich history. Unexpected…

Supersized Heritage: The Unshakeable Allure and Uncertain Future of Canada’s Big Roadside Objects

As travelers cruise east from Edmonton on Alberta’s four-lane Yellowhead Highway, they soon have a monumental decision to make –…

The Accidental Find That Jump-Started a Museum

Nestled in an isolated narrow valley surrounded by high mountains, Sunshine Valley holds a story of resilience. Upon Canada’s declaration…

A Historic Jewel in the Woods

Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks is a charming chapel in Brantford, Ontario. Managed by Six Nations Tourism, the…

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National Indigenous Peoples Day in Five Passport Places

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates the culture and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples of Canada. It…

All Aboard for National Train Day at Five Passport Places!

Canada’s enduring reliance on the railway officially started with great fanfare on July 21, 1836, when the Champlain and Saint…

Explore Canada’s Immigration Stories with Six Passport Places

For centuries, Canada’s vast landscape has welcomed immigrants from every corner of the globe. Immigrants have and continue to contribute…

Black History at 5 National Trusts

February is Black History month in Canada, and across the country Canadians are sharing the stories of black community builders,…

Five Passport Places celebrating the holidays differently this year

Need some holiday cheer? Read on for some holiday events hosted at Passport Places in Canada. From classic Victorian Christmases…

Featuring 5 Canadian Lighthouses to Inspire Your Social Distancing

Friday August 7th is National Lighthouse Day, and with over 350 historic lighthouses in Canada, it is easy to see why they should be celebrated….

Heritage in Bloom – A spring tour of Canada’s historic gardens

Spring has finally arrived, and spirit-lifting flowers are back in bloom in most Canadian communities. While self-isolation measures mean you…

The Diversity Decade: How Heritage Is Spanning Differences in 2020

In January of 2020, without fanfare, the National Trust for England, Wales and Northern Ireland made a subtle change to…

The Colony of Avalon Shares Stories of Canada from Before the Country We Now Know Existed

About an hour’s drive south of Newfoundland’s capital, St. John’s, is the Town of Ferryland. It’s a quiet, coastal community…

Shawn McCarthy Enacts His Site’s Story

Shawn McCarthy never imagined he would be working for 20 years with Friends of Beaubears Island, a non-profit historical organization in Miramichi, New…

Get out your virtual passport and celebrate World Heritage Day

April 18 is World Heritage Day – a perfect moment to discover wonderful heritage places that the world has to…

Experience historic places at home

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic most historic places are temporarily closed to the public. Many of us are…

5 examples exhibiting the vitality of the French language in Canada

Every year, on March 20th, the world celebrates International Francophonie Day. Following the celebrations that took place last month, we…

5 Historic Places With a Soft Spot for Romance

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’ve been on the hunt for sweet love stories in historic places – and…

Inspiring Getaways at National Trust Locations Abroad

As you start planning for the holiday season and the new year, consider taking advantage of your National Trust membership…

Historic sites use Halloween and ghost stories to attract visitors

Fulford Place in Brockville, Ontario offers a rare glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of another era.  Built in 1899-1901, it…

Doukhobor Dugout National Historic Site celebrates immigration to Canada 120 years later

Four days each July, dozens of Canadians gather by a cave at the side of the North Saskatchewan River. Donning…

Burlington’s Joseph Brant Museum Transformation

Thirty years of planning and $11.4 million dollars later, the Joseph Brant Museum in Burlington, Ontario, is finally ready to…

Summer Sodas at the Spadina Museum

What do dandelions, ginger, and birch bark have in common? The Spadina Museum has the answer. Each one of these…

8 Historically Significant Spots for Picnics This Summer

Urban heat island getting you down? Take a break from the concrete jungle at one of these historically significant picnicking…

The McAdam Train Station, a Place for People

Built in 1900 using locally quarried granite, with extensive additions in 1910-11, this large, impressive building (87 by 14 metres)…