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The Laft Hus is a centre for preservation, interpretation and study of material relating to life and culture of Norwegian Canadians. As such it instills in Canadians of all ethnic backgrounds an awesome awareness of the great diversity in their cultural heritage and enables Norwegian-Canadians to see, understand, and appreciate their place in the mosaic of Canadian Culture

The log house with its sod roof is a handcrafted replica of a 17th century farmhouse from the Numedal District in Norway. Located next to the Red Deer Museum in Heritage Square, it is open to the public as a museum and activity centre for learning about Norwegian Canadian history and culture. The museum houses a growing collection of antiques and replicas of items used by Norwegian immigrants. Courses are offered to the public in Norwegian arts, crafts, and cooking. A small “Butikk” sells crafts, books, and many gift items, as well as traditional Norwegian cooking equipment. Open year-round Wednesdays 9 am – 3 pm. Extended hours during the summer season. Call for information.

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Heritage Square Park. Behind Recreation Center and Golden Circle Community Center. Gaetz (50th Street) and 47 Avenue.