CFR Ready Countdown: #9 Visit Historic Lacombe

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area.

Lacombe is surrounded by unique attractions that beg to be explored. With a beautiful downtown and plentiful lakes, trails, and green spaces — it’s no wonder Lacombe was once named one of the prettiest towns in Canada.

Flatiron Museum and Interpretive Centre

100 – 5005 50 Ave, Lacombe
(403) 782-1046
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Discover Lacombe’s heritage at the Flatiron Museum and Interpretive Centre where you can see exhibits and displays that illustrate significant aspects of the history of Lacombe. The Flatiron building was built in 1904 and originally served at the Merchants Bank of Canada until 1922.

Michener House

5036 51 St, Lacombe
(403) 782-3933
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Built in 1894, Michener House is the oldest surviving home in Lacombe. Visitors can tour the home and learn how to drop spindle while listening to old records. The Museum offers free guided tours of the historic home.

For Lunch

With a beautiful downtown core you won’t want to pass up the opportunity to visit Cilantro and Chive. This restaurant has 135 different craft beers in their fridge and was honoured as restaurant of the year at the 2018 Alberta Beer Awards. They also carry a large selection of local spirits on their extensive cocktail menu.

More Delicious Spots

Sweet Capone’s Italian Bakery4912 50 Ave, Lacombe

Blindman Brewing 3413 53 Ave, Lacombe

Old Prairie Sentinel Distillery3413 53 Ave, Lacombe

 

Featured image courtesy of Cilantro and Chive