Lougheed House 


Gift Shop Guided Tour Parking Research Facility/Library Restaurant/Cafeteria Washrooms Wheelchair

Built in 1891 for James and Isabella Lougheed and their growing family, Lougheed House is now a National and Provincial Historic Site and Museum located on its original 2.8 acres in the Beltline of Calgary.Lougheed House is operated by Lougheed House Conservation Society, an independent, non-profit society, devoted to the restoration and public enjoyment of the historic house and its gardens. We invite you to visit Lougheed House to take a historic tour of the building and gardens, view the exhibits, enjoy lunch or brunch in the Restaurant, and to find the perfect gift in the Museum Shop. We also run a variety of School programs, and the house is available to hire for private events such as weddings and Christmas parties.

Permanent Collections and Exhibitions:

  • Furnishings and artifacts from the turn of the 20th century, including objects original to the House.  
  • The Restoration Room, on the second floor, details the process of the restoration of the House and Gardens to their original condition after years of many different occupants.
  • Information about past house occupants including the Dominion Provincial Youth Training Program, the Canadian Women’s Army Corps, and The Red Cross Society.


  • Guided and self-guided tours
  • School programs
  • Ride Through Time annual Mid-Summer fair
  • Mountain View Concert Series
  • Lougheed House Christmas
  • Temporary art and historic exhibits