to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are following the
Alberta Health Services public health restrictions. 

The Lacombe & District Historical Society, the Michener House Museum & Archives, and the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop Museum will be closed to the public until further notification. 


At the Lacombe Museums, 
there's a new adventure every day

With live demonstrations and guided tours, no two visits are ever the same.

Every day during the summer season, our costumed interpreters entertain & educate guests about the social, economic and cultural affairs of Western Canada’s early development, specific to the greater Lacombe area. 

Summer Season
May - August

Michener House Museum Hours
Friday - Tuesday 10-5pm 

Blacksmith Shop Museum Hours
Wednesday - Sunday 10-5pm

Both locations open Holiday Mondays over the Summer Season. 

Off Season
September - April

Michener House Museum Hours
Saturdays 1-5pm


Enjoy Free General Admission to all of our Museums in Lacombe!


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 Museum 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 



Looking to register in one of our Blacksmithing Workshops?
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We look forward to seeing you at the Museums this summer!

During our Off Season, join us on Saturdays when we welcome all ages and abilities to participate in our programs.
Work with our skilled staff and volunteers to learn skills for homesteaders, old timey games & work on crafts and projects with your family! 

Share time with your family learning, creating and exploring new materials! The best part….your completed masterpieces are yours to take home and enjoy!


This is a wonderful opportunity for learning, creating and exploring new materials. 
This program runs every Saturday from 1-3pm  September - April.

Upcoming Events


Over the summer months, check the activities listed below to see when you can churn your own butter & learn to spin wool, try your hand at traditional blacksmithing techniques in Alberta's oldest still running Blacksmith Shop or visit our Antique Photo Parlour!



Art in the Garden

Saturday 10 am to 12 pm

Enjoy a morning of painting, drawing, and creating in the garden at Michener House.

All art supplies are provided. This drop-in program is offered every Saturday from June to August.


Skills for Homesteaders

Thu & Friday 1 pm to 4 pm

Join us on weekdays in July and August for fun hands-on learning at the Blacksmith Shop Museum & the Michener House. Learn essential skills every homesteader needs to know:

Blacksmith Shop
· Knot Tying · Rope Making · Farrier Skills  · Gold Panning 

Michener House
· Washing, Carding & Spinning Wool
· Local Plants & Gardening · Making Butter ​​​



Museum Tours & General Admission

Purchase your own self-guided walking tour book at the Michener House Museum or in our giftshop located in gift shop at Tourisms office in the Flatiron Building today!​​​