Welcome to Go Historic, an encyclopedic travel guide to history, art & architecture.

Historic Places

Explore historic sites, buildings, landmarks and monuments around the world — including the National Register of Historic Places, Listed Buildings of England, World Heritage Sites, and more. explore places →

People: Historical Figures, Artists & More

Get to know historical figures like artists and emperors as well as local architects and some non-famous folks of genealogical interest. Profiles include places lived, works, timelines, images, related people and more. meet people →

Things: Artworks, Artifacts, and Historical Objects

A virtual museum of artworks, artifacts, objects and creative works of all kinds, whether in their original settings or in museums. see things →

Topics in Art, Architecture, and History

All entries on Go Historic are tagged with a controlled vocabulary of topics, which incorporates the authoritative Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus. learn topics →

Images of History, Architecture & Art

Immerse yourself in photos and illustrations of historic places, destinations, architecture, art, and artifacts. explore images →