The Michener House Museum and Archives located in one of Lacombe’s oldest homes

The Michener House Museum and Archives is the birthplace of Right Honourable Roland Michener, former Governor-General of Canada.

The house was built in 1894 as the Village of Lacombe Methodist Church Parsonage of Roland’s father, Edward.

The house is one of the oldest remaining buildings in Lacombe.

The Michener House was declared a Provincial Historic Site in 1977 and was restored as the Michener House Museum in 1984.

The Michener House Museum has items from Roland Michener’s personal and family collections. It has the original pump organ from Grace Methodist Church. It also has the bed that Roland Michener was born in.

The Archives preserve the Michener family legacy. It also has documents, photographs, and artifacts significant to Lacombe and area’s history.

The documents and photographs are accessible to the public by appointment.

Digital copies of archival photographs can be obtained at a cost of $10/ each. Please contact the office for more information at (403) 782-3933

The museum offers free guided tours and programming for school and community groups.

Located at 5036 – 51 Street (Alberta Street), Lacombe, AB. Phone (403) 782-3933. Email

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