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Lougheed House, Calgary

Lougheed House, Calgary

Lougheed House is located in Beltline district, Calgary. This National Historic Site originally known as Beaulieu was constructed in 1891. Over the years, Lougheed House has served as a family residence, women’s military barracks, young women training center and a blood donor clinic. Until it was restored in 2000, this house was left unused but continued to be well cared for.

It was built for his wife Isabella and his two sons Norman and Clarence by Senator James Alexander Lougheed. After the couple moved in to this house, they had four more sons Marjorie, Douglas, Dorothy and Edgar. To accommodate additional family members, the house was expanded in 1907.

The house is maintained by the Lougheed House Conservation Society. This society is a dedicated to restoring and preserving this historically significant house.

This historic tourist attraction in Calgary is frequented by thousands of tourist every day. On your visit to the Lougheed House, enjoy the historic tour of the building and have a great time shopping at the Treasure Gift Shop.

After shopping to your heart’s content, have an enjoyable lunch at The Restaurant here. A visit to the interesting Lougheed House is a must on your trip to Calgary.

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Sight Name: Lougheed House
Sight Location: Calgary, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

Walking Tours in Calgary, Alberta

Create Your Own Walk in Calgary

Create Your Own Walk in Calgary

Creating your own self-guided walk in Calgary is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Downtown Calgary Walking Tour

Downtown Calgary Walking Tour

As the biggest city in Alberta, Calgary has quite a few things to show its visitors – the beautiful Old City Hall, the amazing collection in the Glenbow Museum, and the ever present Calgary Tower, just to name a few. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover the Calgary downtown with its rich cultural and historic heritage.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 Km or 0.4 Miles
Calgary Introduction Walk

Calgary Introduction Walk

Calgary is the largest city in Western Canada and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The city was named after a hamlet with the same name on the Isle of Mull, Scotland.

The area that is called Calgary today was once populated by indigenous people, now known as the First Nations, until Europeans arrived in the 19th century.

John Glenn, an Irish immigrant who served...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Sculptures in Calgary Walking Tour

Sculptures in Calgary Walking Tour

This tour is all about Calgary's outdoor sculptures: some of them weird, some of them outstanding, some of them merely amusing. You won't find imposing grey monuments with tones of history behind them. It's all about those small unrevealed sites in tourist handbooks, those colourful places captured in photos. Take this self-guided walking tour and discover Calgary's creative...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Inglewood Walking Tour in Calgary

Inglewood Walking Tour in Calgary

This self-guided walking tour is to discover Inglewood, a friendly and picturesque neighborhood on the bank of Elbow River. Explore the natural pearls of Calgary by visiting the Bird Sanctuary or the Bow Habitat Station, and learn about the history of the city at Fort Calgary. Take this tour and enjoy a stroll in central Calgary.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 Km or 3 Miles