Learning at All Ages

Join us for ever-changing activities that use our amazing collections and superb exhibitions as the starting point for fun family learning.
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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!​​​