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Wonderful piece of history

Delightfully informative audio tour included within the reasonable entry price If we had known in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sarah B
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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sunday march visit

We stopped at the Lougheed House in downtown Calgary to view the Art Deco display. It was quite... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
calgary81
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Lougheed House is a National & Provincial Historic site, Museum and gardens located in Calgary's Beltline community. This 14,000 sq.ft sandstone mansion was built in 1891 by Senator James Lougheed and his wife Lady Isabella Lougheed. Completely...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delightfully informative audio tour included within the reasonable entry price If we had known in advance National Trust members receive a discounted entry Beautiful gardens, authentic interior, so glad we decided to visit

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Tour today after a delicious Lunch. Thank you for the nice volunteers that explained the history of the Lougheed house...enjoyable morning!

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I visited this venue specifically because they advertise high tea. Little did I know that you have to schedule this service in advance. They don't even have the food prep in-house unless you schedule it so no walk ins. So I settled for an average...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We received some free passes to visit the house and stopped in on a Sunday, conveniently just in time to catch “Bill and Ted’s excellent adventure,” the tour given by a couple of nice volunteers. The tour was a bit slow initially but once we...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Just spend 3 hours at this wonderful mansion. Had a superb tour conducted by Teddy and his sidekick Bill Rennie. Very interesting stories of the house and the Lougheed family. If you like history of the Calgary area, I highly recommend the tour. Thank you...More

Thank Marcel H
Blair C, Public Relations Manager at Lougheed House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

We're pleased that you had a good experience, Marcel H. Indeed, Bill & Ted are terrific, dedicated volunteers. Thanks for giving them a shout out.

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Its an amazing home with nice cafes and the tour explains a lot about what the Lougheed family used to do. Its a must see home. They used to do business with fur so lots of interesting taxidermy in the home especially the moose one...More

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Blair C, Public Relations Manager at Lougheed House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for sharing your good experience, Feroze A.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful period home. We had a tour given by Bill - very informative and entertaining. Wish we xame earlier to enjoy Brunch or Lunch in the lovely restaurant. Visited in cold snowy conditions can only imagine how beautiful the gardens would be in warmer...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I didn’t have much expectations and was pleasantly surprised. So happy that this house has been kept and restored Best part of the visit: our volunteer guide! Very knowledgeable and an amazing storyteller :)

Thank Li L
Blair C, Public Relations Manager at Lougheed House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We're glad you had a good experience, Li L. And, we agree; our volunteers are the best.

Reviewed 20 March 2018

We stopped at the Lougheed House in downtown Calgary to view the Art Deco display. It was quite interesting but small so took very little time to view. Since we were finished earlier than we thought we decided to join Bill, a volunteer tour guide...More

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Blair C, Public Relations Manager at Lougheed House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We look forward to your return, calgary81. And, we agree; Bill is a great volunteer and a great guide.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Gorgeous historic site! Beautifully restored to the splendour of it’s finest earliest days! Lovely formal gardens, full of flowers in the spring through fall. Excellent brunches, lunches, or tea with sandwiches in the restaurant. What a lovely way to take a stroll back in time...More

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Blair C, Public Relations Manager at Lougheed House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience, duffys. We hope to see you again.

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864clairev
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Response from Blair C | Property representative |
Hi 864clairv. Yes, we are fully accessible. We have wheelchair access at our Southwest entrance, and an elevator indoors that connects our two floors, both of which are fully accessible. We hope to see you soon.
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