Passport Places – Canada

Passport Places – Canada


Canada’s stories are told through our unforgettable places.

Whether you are interested in castles, former jails, lighthouses, mansions, train stations or Indigenous heritage there’s a Passport Place for you. There’s no better way to discover Canada’s history than in an actual historic place. Discover places that amaze, delight, and inform.

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Hiscock House

Trinity, NL

Explore Hiscock House which stands as a reminder of the resilience of Emma Hiscock who was faced with the difficulties…

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Mercantile Premises

Trinity, NL

Experience a Newfoundland outport shop from the early 20th century at the Mercantile Premises in Trinity. In the 1700s, when…

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Battle Harbour

Battle Harbour National Historic District

Battle Harbour, NL

For two centuries Battle Harbour was the economic and social center of southeastern Labrador coast. The location’s mercantile saltfish premises…

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Historic Markerville Creamery Museum

Markerville, AB

Historic Markerville is located 25 minutes west of Red Deer and 20 minutes south west of Sylvan Lake. Originally established…

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Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Castlegar, BC

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre (DDC) is home to ten historical buildings on ten acres of land. It holds roughly 1,600…

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McAdam Railway Station

McAdam, NB

Built in 1900, the McAdam Railway Station is a National and Provincial Historic site and a designated Heritage Railway Station….

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Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Centre

Duck Lake, SK

Experience the frontier for First Nations, Métis and pioneer society during 1870-1905. The Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Centre is a…

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Conception Bay Museum

Harbour Grace, NL

The past comes alive inside the Conception Bay Museum through exhibits highlighting the major aviation and pirating history of one…

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Cape Bonavista

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

Bonavista, NL

Experience a light keeper’s day in 1870 – a 24/7 job of polishing glass, filling oil lamps, recording weather patterns,…

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Mockbeggar Plantation

Bonavista, NL

Experience a guided tour of the Mockbeggar Plantation fishery, once a thriving operation that played a major role in the…

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Beothuk Interpretation Centre

Boyd's Cove, NL

Three hundred years ago, this site in Boyd’s Cove was a Beothuk village. Explore the Beothuk Interpretation Centre where exhibits…

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Cupid's Cove

Cupids Cove Plantation

Cupids, NL

Experience a guided tour of this active archeological dig on the site of a colony established by John Guy in…

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Colony of Avalon

Colony of Avalon

Ferryland, NL

Real History in Real Time With every scrape of an archaeologist’s trowel, stirring of a pot, or planting of a…

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Heart’s Content Cable Station

Heart's Content, NL

Explores the amazing story of our connected world, and how a small Newfoundland town became a hub of global communications…

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Point Amour Lighthouse

L'Anse-au-Loup, NL

The Point Amour Lighthouse stands tall amid the limestone cliffs on the south coast of Labrador. Explore the lighthouse with…

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Colonial Building

St. John's, NL

The Colonial Building was built between 1846 and 1850 as Newfoundland’s legislature. A gem of neoclassical architecture, the building’s grandeur…

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Commissariat House

St. John's, NL

Explore one of the finest examples of nineteenth century Georgian architecture in Newfoundland and Labrador by visiting The Commissariat. Enjoy…

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Newman Wine Vaults

St. John's, NL

Experience the cool quiet of stone walls infused during a visit to the Newman Wine Vaults – a hidden historical…

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O’Dell House Museum

Annapolis Royal, NS

The O’Dell House Museum is the former home of Nova Scotia Pony Express rider Corey O’Dell and his family. Located…

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Sinclair Inn

Annapolis Royal, NS

Visit one of the oldest wooden structures in Canada, a National Historic site within a National Historic District. Built in…

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Beaconsfield Historic House

Charlottetown, PE

Designed and built by W.C. Harris in 1877, Beaconsfield was one of Charlottetown’s most elegant homes. Featuring the finest in…

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Elmira Railway Museum Station House

Elmira RR 1, PE

For many years Elmira Station served as the end of the line for Prince Edward Island’s railway. Today, displays of…

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Acadian Museum

Miscouche, PE

Follow the fascinating odyssey of Island Acadians from 1720 to the present; discover treasures related to the Acadians’ 300 year…

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Basin Head Fisheries Museum

Souris, PE

Situated on the bluff overlooking the Northumberland Strait, Basin Head Fisheries Museum tells the story of PEI’s historic inshore fishery with all…

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Yeo House

Tyne Valley, PE

Green Park Shipbuilding Museum and Yeo House invites visitors to step back in time and re-live the story of Prince…

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Orwell Corner Historic Village

Vernon Bridge, PE

Surround yourself with the mood, charm and activities of a small Prince Edward Island agricultural crossroads in the 1890s. Engage…

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The Fredericton Regional Museum

Fredericton, NB

The Fredericton Region Museum is a gateway into the exciting history and diverse heritage of central New Brunswick. Because central…

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Beaubears Island

Beaubears Island

Nelson-Miramichi, NB

Quoomeneegook, or “Island of Pines” welcomes you. Come and learn from historical characters or the self-guided panels, walk the trails,…

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Kings Landing

Kings Landing

Prince William, NB

There’s No Time Like the Present to Discover the Past!  From feeling the floorboards shake as a giant water-powered saw…

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Connell House

Woodstock, NB

Connell House, originally the residence of the Hon. Charles Connell, is the permanent home of the Carleton County Historical Society….

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Old Carleton County Court House

Woodstock, NB

Built in 1833 and expanded in 1866, the Old Carleton County Courthouse in Upper Woodstock was the first courthouse in…

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Aux Trois Couvents

Château-Richer, QC

Come tour permanent exhibitions about the history of one of the first French settlements in North America. Attractions include the…

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Seigneurial Mill of Les Éboulements

Les Éboulements, QC

Built around 1790 by the Seigneur, Jean-François Tremblay, this building has changed very little over the past 230 years, despite…

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Papineau Memorial Chapel

Montebello, QC

NOTE:  The National Trust for Canada’s Papineau Memorial Chapel is currently closed to the public for conservation work. To follow…

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The Hurtubise House

Montreal, QC

The Hurtubise House is the oldest farmhouse building in Westmount. It was built in 1739 for Jean Hurtubise, son of…

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Morrin Centre

Morrin Centre – National Historic Site

Quebec City, QC

Discover Living History, Discover the Morrin Centre. Discover the secrets of this National Historic Site. Walk through the sinister Jail…

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fieldcote

Fieldcote

Ancaster, ON

Fieldcote is a cultural heritage centre with an emphasis on the collection, preservation and exhibition of local history, the promotion…

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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Almonte, ON

The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (MVTM) is located in the annex of the former Rosamond Woolen Company in Almonte, Ontario;…

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Hillary House

Aurora, ON

Built in 1862, Hillary House is recognized by the National Historic Sites and Monuments Board as one of Canada’s best…

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Bell Homestead National Historic Site

Brantford, ON

This is the site of one of the most important scientific breakthroughs in history.  On July 26th, 1874, the young…

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Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks

Brantford, ON

Built in 1785, Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawk was the first Protestant church run in Upper Canada and…

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Myrtleville House Museum

Brantford, ON

Myrtleville House is a charming early 19th century homestead in Brantford, Ontario. The house tells the story of four generations of…

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woodland

Woodland Cultural Centre

Brantford, ON

Woodland Cultural Centre serves to preserve and promote Indigenous history, art, language and culture. We welcome you to visit and…

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fulford place

Fulford Place

Brockville, ON

This 20,000 square-foot Edwardian mansion was built between 1899 and 1901 by Senator George Taylor Fulford, who made his fortune…

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Ireland House Museum

Burlington, ON

About Museums of Burlington:   Museums of Burlington proudly celebrates local heritage through unique, interactive programming and special events for…

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Diefenbunker Museum

Diefenbunker Museum

Carp, ON

When you visit the Diefenbunker, you are stepping into history. The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum is a four-storey, 100,000-square-foot…

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Ruthven Park

Cayuga, ON

Experience the 1,500-acre country estate and former home of five generations of the Thompson family located in southwestern Ontario in…

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site

Dresden, ON

Uncle Tom’s Cabin is built on the site of the Black settlement that Rev. Josiah Henson helped found in 1841….

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Dryden Museum

Dryden Museum

Dryden, ON

See a variety of stone tools and beautiful beadwork. Learn about pre-European fishing and hunting traditions. Exhibits at the Dryden…

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Griffin

Griffin House

Dundas, ON

Visit this preserved early 19th century home, set on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful Dundas Valley. Explore the history of…

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Huron County Museum

Goderich, ON

The Huron County Museum is home to historical and cultural exhibitions, both temporary and permanent.  Thousands of artifacts illustrate the…

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Huron Historic Gaol National Historic Site

Goderich, ON

The Huron Historic Gaol is a unique octagonal building which served as the County Jail from its opening in 1841…

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Children Museum

Hamilton Children’s Museum

Hamilton, ON

Hamilton Children’s Museum invites young visitors to stretch their imagination as they touch, build and experiment in a friendly, child-focused…

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Dundurn Castle

Hamilton, ON

Experience a guided tour of this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830s on Burlington Heights; the former site of…

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Hamilton & Scourge National Historic Site

Hamilton, Ontario

The Hamilton and Scourge were initially named the Diana and the Lord Nelson respectively, before the War of 1812. They were not large specialized war vessels; instead, they were…

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Military museum

Military Museum

Hamilton, ON

Burlington Heights, where Dundurn Castle and the Hamilton Military Museum now stand, was occupied by the British military from 1813…

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Museum of Steam and Technology

Hamilton, ON

Witness the social and mechanical life of Canada’s early industrial revolution. Housed in a 160-year-old Waterworks, this National Historic Site…

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Whitehern

Whitehern

Hamilton, ON

Discover one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada during a guided tour with a costumed…

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Banting House National Historic Site

London, ON

Banting House National Historic Site of Canada creates public awareness and understanding of the national historic significance of Sir Frederick…

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Homewood Museum

Maitland, ON

Homewood Museum is one of the oldest houses in Ontario. This two-storey stone house was built between 1799 and 1800…

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Niagara Historical Society Museum

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Memorial Hall, the museum’s current home, is Ontario’s Oldest Museum Building. Discover the beauty and history of Niagara-on-the-Lake with a…

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Buxton Museum

Buxton Museum

North Buxton, ON

The Elgin Settlement began in 1849 and “ceased” settlement status in 1872, when the Elgin Association (which was the corporation…

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Chiefswood National Historic Site

Ohsweken, ON

Chiefswood National Historic Site was built in 1853-1856 by Mohawk Chief George Johnson for his English Bride Emily Howells. Together…

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Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site

Oil Springs, ON

Tour the Oil Museum of Canada to learn the story of innovation and contributions made by Canada’s oil pioneers. Immerse yourself in…

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Leacock Museum National Historic Site

Orillia, ON

The historic summer home of humourist Stephen Butler Leacock houses the world’s largest archival holding of Leacock manuscripts. The collection…

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Parkwood

Parkwood National Historic Site

Oshawa, ON

Inspired by early 20th century Beaux-Arts design, the Parkwood mansion was built between 1915-17, shortly before McLaughlin became founding President…

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Bytown Museum

Musée Bytown Museum

Ottawa, ON

Housed in Ottawa’s oldest stone structure, the BYTOWN MUSEUM explores the city’s history from the early years of Rideau Canal…

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Billy Bishop Home and Museum

Owen Sound, ON

Discover the home… Discover the hero. The Billy Bishop Home & Museum was built in 1884 and is a beautiful…

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Scarborough Museum

Scarborough Museum

Scarborough, ON

Scarborough Museum is set along the walking trails of beautiful Thomson Memorial Park, once the farm fields of Scarborough’s first…

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Sharon Temple

Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum

Sharon, ON

Experience a guided tour of the architecturally stunning Sharon Temple. Completed in 1832, the Sharon Temple is the center of…

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Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead

St. George, ON

Adelaide Hunter Hoodless has been called one of the most famous Canadian women yet one of the most obscure because she is…

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battlefield

Battlefield

Stoney Creek, ON

Experience a guided tour of this early 19th century homestead once home to the Gage family. The Gages worked the land…

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Annandale House

Tillsonburg, ON

Annandale House was built in the 1880s by Edwin Delevan Tillson, the first mayor of Tillsonburg and son of the…

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Colborne Lodge

Colborne Lodge

Toronto, ON

Explore 19th-century innovation and creativity, city building, science, technology and design as exemplified by John Howard at Colborne Lodge. The site was…

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Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

Toronto, ON

The Enoch Turner Schoolhouse is the oldest school still standing in Toronto. Originally a one-room school named Ward Street School,…

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Fort York

Fort York National Historic Site

Toronto, ON

Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Referred to as Toronto’s founding…

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Gibson House Museum

Gibson House Museum

Toronto, ON

Gibson House was built in 1851 and became a heritage museum in 1971, interpreting 19th-century domestic arts and rural life skills…

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Mackenzie House

Mackenzie House

Toronto, ON

Mackenzie House was the last home of Toronto’s first mayor, William Lyon Mackenzie, and is located downtown just steps from…

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Market Gallery

Market Gallery

Toronto, ON

The Market Gallery animates the second floor of the South St. Lawrence Market which encloses all that remains of Toronto’s…

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Montgomery's Inn Museum

Montgomery’s Inn Museum

Toronto, ON

Montgomery’s Inn Museum highlights the historical role played by the Inn as a tavern, farm, local gathering place, and community…

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Spadina Museum

Spadina Museum

Toronto, ON

Spadina Museum offers a glimpse of Toronto during the 1900-1930 period through the lens of the Austin family. The museum…

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Todmorden Mills

Todmorden Mills

Toronto, ON

Todmorden Mills Heritage Site features a group of historic buildings set in the scenic Don Valley that were once part…

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Toronto Botanical Garden

Toronto Botanical Garden

Toronto, ON

Programs, garden tours, nature day camps, field trips, and an extensive horticultural library; LEED Silver Certified Building with an energy-efficient…

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Toronto Railway Museum

Toronto Railway Museum

Toronto, ON

Located in the historic John Street Roundhouse, the Toronto Railway Museum offers a family-oriented and informative look into Toronto’s railway…

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François Baby House National Historic Site

Windsor, ON

The Maison François Baby House is an historic residence that was owned by the prominent local politician François Baby. The house was known…

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Fort La Reine Museum

Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

Fort la Reine Museum is home to 25+ unique heritage buildings. The homes and buildings are designed not only to…

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Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre

Winnipeg, MB

Small Mansion Big History Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre is a national historic site that is one of the finest…

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Gabrielle Roy House

Winnipeg, MB

Explore the importance of the English and French language to the St. Boniface region through the home of the author…

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Doukhobor Dugout House National Historic Site

Blaine Lake, SK

In 1899, the Doukhonours came to the prairies in Western Canada. Many Russian Doukhobors fled their homeland and settled in…

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Lougheed House | Maison Lougheed

Lougheed House

Calgary, AB

Discover High Tea at a fine estate. Known as one of the finest estates in the Canadian northwest, this grand…

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Canada's Energy Museum

Canadian Energy Museum: Home of Leduc #1

Devon, AB

Come learn about the past, present, and future of energy industries in Alberta and Canada. Hear the story of the…

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Métis Crossing

Métis Crossing

Smoky Lake, AB

Métis Crossing is the first major Métis cultural destination in Alberta and is a premier centre for Alberta Métis cultural…

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Touchstones Nelson

Nelson, BC

Touchstones Nelson is a cultural hub that provides integrative art and regional history programs to encourage new perspectives and foster…

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Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Richmond, BC

Built in 1894 in the historic village of Steveston, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery was once the largest building of…

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Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Summerland, BC

Welcoming visitors from all over the world and Canadians who have a passion for rail travel, the Kettle Valley Steam…

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Historic Steward Farm

Historic Stewart Farm

Surrey, BC

Visit this picturesque site telling that story of a Surrey family circa 1900, the family friendly site is open to visitors…

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Historic O’Keefe Ranch

Vernon, BC

Step Back in Time…To the early days of the Okanagan Valley. The O’Keefe Ranch was founded in 1867 and represents…

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Craigdarroch Castle

Craigdarroch Castle – National Historic Site

Victoria, BC

Craigdarroch Castle was built by Scottish-born coal and shipping baron Robert Dunsmuir. Started in 1887 and perched high upon a…

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Point Ellice House Museum & Gardens

Victoria, BC

Victoria’s Historic House Museum Imagine a house full of everything you, your siblings, your parents, and your grandparents ever owned….

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Old Log Church Museum

Whitehorse, YT

Explore Yukon’s spirited history For many, Yukon’s history consists of a prehistoric narrative, First Nations culture and oral tradition,  the…

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