Collect, Preserve, Interpret & Exhibit


A non-profit charitable organization, the Lacombe & District Historical Society provides programs and services directly to the public through the operation of the Michener House Museum & Archives and the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop Museum in historic downtown Lacombe.


SELF-GUIDED TOURS

Purchase your own self-guided walking tour book available at the Michener House Museum or at our gift-shop, located on the main floor of the Flatiron Building today for only $10.00! This self-guided booklet features pictures and information on the significant buildings and murals located in Lacombe's historic downtown. This book also makes a great gift and keepsake!​

Free brochures for various self-guided tours are available at all of the Museums include:
Lacombe Murals Tour 
History of the Michener House 
History of the Blacksmith Shop 
Lacombe Heritage Home Tour 

 

 

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Our collectible Lacombe Heritage Chocolate Bars are available for a limited time only, in
partnership with Oodles of Chocolates - see all 10 Collectible Mural Wrappers here!

Visit our Virtual Exhibits


Remembering Holland: Stories from Lacombe & the Second World War

May 5th, 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Holland. In our ongoing tribute to honour Canadian war efforts, we share their incredible stories.

National Context, Locals Needed

Tracing over 100 years of history of a vital aspect of the economic, agricultural, & social community of the area, join us as we rediscover the Lacombe Experimental Station.


The Kanngiesser Building

Ever wondered how the businesses of downtown Lacombe have evolved over the years? Explore the Kanngieser Building from the first business in 1907 to 2020!



Reflections on Vimy

With panoramic images, virtual tours & video ‘Reflections on Vimy’ explores what the Battle of Vimy Ridge, and what it means to the residents of Lacombe.

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