Book your next school program with us!
We offer three options for School Field Trips at
the Michener House Museum & the Blacksmith Shop Museum:
1. Half Day Tours
2. Curriculum Based Programs
3. Full Day Visits
We now offer the following programming for
Grades K-6 that follow Alberta Curriculum!
Interested in spending the whole day with us?
Book a program for your students in the afternoon and ask us about adding on a tour of both the Michener House Museum and Blacksmith Shop Museum in the morning!
Frequently Asked Questions:
As we are a non-profit organization, programming fees help cover the cost of instruction, supplies and equipment.
- Our halfday tours are by donation.
- Our curriculum based School Programming fees are $3.50 donation per student, with no additional fees for adult supervisors.
Donations by school groups are greatly appreciated and can be a great opportunity to talk about topics such as fundraising and community support in the classroom before visiting the museum.
How far in advance to book?
We reccommend booking at least 2 weeks in advance. Dates are on first come basis starting March 15.
Maximum # of students?
K – Grade 2 a maximum of 12;
Grade 3 – 6 a maximum of 15 (but ideally 12).
Due to the limited size of our Museums, we will offer to split classes into 2 smaller groups that can run programs in different locations at the same time more comfortably.
Free Parking is available adjacent to the Michener Museum, as well as the parking lot at the Lacombe Memorial Centre located at 51 Avenue and 52 Street, one street west of Michener Museum.
Due to the nature of our buildings, closed-toe shoes are a must for school tours. Please note as we are located in a historic building, often the temperature fluctuates and it can go from hot to cold in the same afternoon inside! We recommend dressing in layers for visits. Weather permitting, activities either take place in Michener House Garden or inside the Museum itself.
Please familiarize your students with our Visitor Guidelines for Schools prior to your visit!
School field trips must be booked in advance. To reserve a field trip please follow the link below and fill out a reservation form. Please view our Visitor Guidelines for Schools for more information on bringing your class to visit us!
For any questions or comments:
Planning a visit with more than 5 people, but not part of a school? Please still let us know you are coming!
That way, we can make sure we have the staffing on hand to accommodate you and make sure your experience is amazing!
SCHOOL FIELD TRIP DATES:
Mon - Fri in May & June.
All Field Trips are by reservation only.
Fill out our Booking Form.
Recommended for grades K-6.
Curriculum based & full day programs
are $3.50 per student, per program.
Half day tours are by donation.
Maximum 25 students per bookings.
Looking for ways to raise funds for your class? Visit our Fundraising Page for some great ideas to get your students engaged in their community!