Blacksmith Shop Museum

Tourism Region: David Thompson

The Lacombe Blacksmith Museum, built in 1904, is the only working Blacksmith on its original site in Alberta. The museum works had in hand with Michener House Museum, the birthplace of Rt. Hon. Roland Michener, Governor General of Canada from 1967 - 1974. The house was built in 1894 and has been restored to the period.



5020 - 49 Street
Lacombe, Alberta
T4L 2G8

Telephone: 403-782-3933
TDD: n/a
Fax: n/a

Mailing Address: 
Blacksmith Shop Museum
5036 - 51 Street, Lacombe, Alberta
T4L 1W2

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Seasonal

Tours by appointment. Demonstrations during Lacombe Days Celebrations.

Open: Appointment only

Administration fees

Admission: Free
donation box available

About Collections

Working blacksmith equipment circa 1900s.
Many tools and items used in the early days when farming was done with horses.

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 100s

Services & Activities

Demonstrations of authentic blacksmithing techniques circa 1900.

Educational Programs

Demonstrations • School Programs : Age 5-11 (k-6) : Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP)

Visitor Services

Close to downtown Lacombe. Shopping and restaurants within walking distance.

Parking Facilities : Free • Washrooms

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services Available • Volunteer Training Offered

Number of Volunteers: 1

Activities: We only have one volunteer that is trained to use the equipment in the shop.

Food Services

None on site.

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Publications & Products

None at this site.