Michener House Museum - Historic Places Days

Michener House Museum

Lacombe, Alberta
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
5036 51 Street, Lacombe, AB T4L 1W2, Canada
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Hours
May 20 – September 4th 2022 Wednesdays - Sundays New 2022 Heritage Site Summer Hours: Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday 10a.m.–4p.m. Thursday 10a.m.–4p.m. Friday 12–7p.m. Saturday 12–7p.m. Sunday 10a.m.–4p.m.
Phone
4037823933

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The Michener House was built in 1894 as the Village of Lacombe Methodist Church Parsonage. Today it is historically significant as the birthplace of Right Honourable Roland Michener, former Governor General of Canada, and as the parsonage of his father, Edward. The house is also historically significant as one of the oldest remaining buildings in Lacombe, and illustrates the important first phase of the town’s development. The Michener House is a modest example of typical turn-of-the-century frame building construction.

After the departure of the Michener family, the house passed to successive ministers, was expanded with an addition to the rear in 1918 and subsequently converted for use as a church hall. The church was also used as a hall after the congregation joined with that of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Lacombe to form St. Andrew’s United Church in 1922. In later years the church saw service as the Lacombe’s Boy Scout Hall, and was finally demolished in 1984.

The Michener House was declared a Provincial Historic Site in 1977 and was restored to its original appearance prior to opening as the Michener House Museum in 1984.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking

Location

5036 51 Street, Lacombe, AB T4L 1W2, Canada
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