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Lougheed House

707-13 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K8, Canada
+1 403-244-6333
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Nice little bit of history

This old house and its surrounding garden is adjacent to where we are staying, and it is a well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OpaMarnie
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Wollongong, Australia
hardly wait to go again

My sister, daughter and I went to this gem of the place in the summer. the gardens and lawns were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ccpwagner
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Maple Creek, Canada
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Lougheed House is a National & Provincial Historic site, Museum and gardens located in Calgary's Beltline community. This 14,000 sq.ft sandstone mansion was built in 1891 by Senator James Lougheed and his wife Lady Isabella Lougheed. Completely restored, today it is the Beltline community's hub of cultural happenings and programs offering preservation and interpretation of this home, the Lougheed family and early Calgary. We also offer spectacular flower and vegetable gardens (free), weddings and events, and indoors (with paid admission) we offer self-guided and audio tours, historic interpreters (if booked in advance) and year round revolving exhibits, concerts and happenings produced with our cultural collaborators.
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707-13 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This old house and its surrounding garden is adjacent to where we are staying, and it is a well preserved old residential building built for a former governor and his wife. There is a small museum and a restaurant that has limited opening hours. The...More

Thank OpaMarnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister, daughter and I went to this gem of the place in the summer. the gardens and lawns were so well kept and designed to keep you going. We toured the house on our own and were pleasantly surprised. a small castle in down...More

Thank ccpwagner
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi ccpwagner. We're thrilled that you had such a great experience. Thank you for sharing it on TA, and we look forward to seeing you again this winter. Our Lougheed House Christmas exhibit/program will be unveiled in late November, if that timing works for you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beaulieu, the former home of Sir James and Lady Isabella Lougheed is full of history and drama. The house and gardens been lovingly and painstakingly restored, and are open to the public as a historic site. I have seen two wonderful exhibits of photos of...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem in middle of city Bill our tour guide was brill explained the house clearly dont miss out

3  Thank nidge d
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Calgary closes most of its museums and points of interests on Mondays and Tuesdays so we only toured Lougheed gardens on a Tuesday but it was quite nice with beautifully maintained gardens. It's not a must see but a nice place to visit for 30...More

1  Thank dps_Sedona
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The experience was amazing, Bill was very knowledgeable. The museum is cheap compared to other historic sights I've gone to. We went through basically the entire house with the your guide and after we could explore on our own and read all the plaques provided....More

1  Thank FPS c
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Our family (2 adults and 7&9 year old) were all thoroughly impressed and entertained by our personal tour guide, Bill. He was a wealth of information and kept the whole family engaged as we toured this ornate building that was once home to a family...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wow what a lovely location for a wedding. The historic Loughheed house is so beautiful and well maintained. Plenty of great photo opportunities.The grounds are outstanding. We would definitely put this on the list for a tour. It was amazing for a small wedding. Lovely.

Thank Jeannette C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

On a previous visit, I had a guide, and it was a great experience. This time, there didn't seem to be a guide around, but they had self-guide materials that were helpful. Also, there are a lot info panels around, and the staff at reception...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The guides were friendly and full of information on the history of the house, Alberta and Canada. Well worth our time to visit this site. The house has been restored beautifully. T

1  Thank Albertairis
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