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Lougheed House

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Address: 707-13 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K8, Canada
Phone Number:
(403) 244-6333
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Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Lougheed House is a National & Provincial Historic site & Museum...

Lougheed House is a National & Provincial Historic site & Museum located near downtown Calgary. This sandstone mansion, built in 1891 has lots to offer: Museum, History, Tours, Gardens, Gallery & Exhibition space, Restaurant, Museum Shop, School Programs, Venue Rentals, & more! Visit us on our website, twitter, and facebook to learn more and see our upcoming events and exhibits!

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A look at history

Get way from the crowds on a winter day to tour a piece of Alberta history. This is a small, lovely museum that gives you a glimpse into another way of life. Stop for a bite to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
dianej817
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Bonnyville
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Bonnyville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get way from the crowds on a winter day to tour a piece of Alberta history. This is a small, lovely museum that gives you a glimpse into another way of life. Stop for a bite to eat in the cafe or browse the gift shop for a unique item.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

we were a group of 40. We had the whole house to ourselves. We were all greeted at the door - ushered to the coat check area then allowed to go to the piano area for appetizers and drinks all while looking at the wonderful Victorian House and its Christmas decorations (very tasteful). We had wonderful appetizers - the mushroom... More 

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Thank Nick D
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

We held our wedding, reception & dance at Lougheed House. It was beautiful and staff did everything flawlessly, our night was pretty amazing and couldn't have asked for anything more. Kerri worked with us to have our food pub style like we wanted and everything loved the food and drinks.

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Thank aperry84
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

This is a nice old mansion in Calgary with a lot of history.On touring you could see lots of pictures in the past depicting significant parts of history in Calgary .The place is well maintained and there is a souvenir shop.The outside gardens are beautiful and well landscaped.There is also a restaurant which serves lunch with a wide variety of... More 

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Thank nsr17
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Not only the grand land, big house, but the most important is all the details in decoration to show how rich the lougheed family was. Enjoy learning from the past

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Edmonton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

This place is part of the history in Calgary. It is worth visiting it if you want to learn about the past. You need to reserve a head of time for eating at the restaurant.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This house is lovely! I did a self guided tour which was very informative. There is a rich history of Calgary and it was very interesting to learn about it!

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

A group of us went for lunch. The selection was small, so didn't have to linger on what to order, but we all enjoyed what we ordered. Worth going. We then took a guided tour and found out so Nancy interesting things about the Lougheeds. I had heard of this building but had never been there before. We enjoyed it... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

This house is a treasure. Owned by a local attorney and later politician, it is a masterpiece of carved mahogany and stained glass windows. Currently there is a bonus, a wedding gown exhibition. Self guided, audio, or guided tours are offered, I chose the audio. Very helpful but I was lucky and ran into an off duty tour guide and... More 

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Martindale, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Former home of Calgary's most important historical family; lovely restoration of interior with beautiful gardens surrounding. The exhibits are OK - I went to see wedding dresses, there were not many but the ones they had were nice to look at. The history of the house is fascinating but they could do a better job of filling in a lot... More 

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