The Ones We Met

Flatiron Building Museum 5005 50 Ave, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

This exhibition explores the importance of Qaujimajatuqangit — Inuit traditional knowledge  — which made it possible to determine the fate of the Franklin Expedition, which had set out in 1845 to complete a Northwest Passage. For generations, Inuit shared memories of meetings with sick and starving men, as well as visits to an abandoned ship locked […]

Speaking the Inuit Way

Flatiron Building Museum 5005 50 Ave, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

The Canadian Language Museum presents the exhibit Speaking the Inuit Way which introduces viewers to the diversity of the Inuit language. This exhibit presents Inuit writing systems, dialect differences, and modern revitalization efforts, and illustrates how the language reflects both historical and contemporary Inuit culture and identity. On display at the Flatiron Building Museum from […]

Blacksmithing 101 Workshop – Fire Poker

Lacombe Blacksmith Shop Museum 5020 49 St, Lacombe, AB, Canada

Learn the basics of blacksmithing in our 1902 blacksmith shop! Students will make their own fire poker in our historic shop. This is a beginner class and no experience is necessary! Students must be 16 years of age or older. October 14 12-4:00 $150/student 10% off the registration fee for LDHS Members Register via [email protected] […]

PD Day Youth Craft – Soapstone Carvings

Lacombe Museum Street, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Dig deeper into our new exhibits this October PD day with an Inuit-themed craft day. Create your own soapstone carving of an arctic animal!

Beading Kit Tea Time

Lacombe Museum Street, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Working on one of the bead kits from our gift shop? Want to start your own orange shirt or poppy pin? Join us for bead kit tea time!

Event Series Community Events

Felt Poppy Pins

Flatiron Building Museum 5005 50 Ave, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Join the Lacombe Museum for another student PD day crafting time! On November 10th at the Flatiron Building Museum in downtown historic Lacombe you will be able to make your very own Felt Poppy Pins with the help of our dedicated volunteer team. Donations will be accepted and brought to the Royal Canadian Legion Lacombe […]

Fish Scale Ornament Tea Time

Lacombe Museum Street, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Join the Lacombe Museum for another crafting tea time! We will be working together on Fish Scale Ornament kits from Moonstone Creation. Fish Scale art is a unique art form developed and practised by Métis and Cree people living in Northern Alberta. In this introductory workshop, we will explore the basics of the art style […]

Indigenous Winter Solstice Storytime 2023

Lacombe Museum Street, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Back for a second year is our Indigenous Winter Solstice Storytime! Join us for hot chocolate, tire d'érable, and Indigenous programming!

Heritage Wagon Rides

Lacombe Memorial Centre 5214 50 Ave, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Experience our enchanting historic downtown during Light Up the Night!

Heritage Neighbourhood Wagon Rides - Join us for a guided tour in the heart of Lacombe's history, all while enjoying the comfort of our horse-drawn wagon rides.

November Night at the Museum

Lacombe Museum Street, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Join us for our November Night at the Museum! Experience the creaking ships at sea and northern lights above while discovering the lost Franklin Expedition

Nighttime Photography with Team Tanner

Lacombe Museum Street, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

Excited about the buzz surrounding solar flares? Eager to up your Aurora photography game? Join us on December 9th for an exclusive Nighttime Photography with Team Tanner workshop!

Heritage Workshop: Archives and Personal Research

Flatiron Building Museum 5005 50 Ave, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

In 2024 we wanted to bring back our lecture series, but this year we will be exploring heritage topics as "how-to" workshops. Our finalized schedule of workshops will be announced shortly but our first workshop of the year will focus on Archives and Personal Research! This workshop aims to answer questions like: "What is an […]