Lougheed House, the Beltline's hub of cultural happenings & programs, is a National and Provincial Historic Site, Museum and restaurant, all located on our original 2.8 acres.

This 14,000 square-foot sandstone prairie mansion was built in 1891 by Senator James Lougheed and his wife Lady Isabella. It remains one of the finest residences in Canada's Northwest, and was the political and social hub of fast-growing Calgary until 1938.

We offer preservation and interpretation of this home, the Lougheed family and early Calgary. We also offer spectacular flower and vegetable gardens (free) and indoors (with paid admission) we offer self-guided and audio tours, historic interpreters (if booked in advance) and year round revolving exhibits, concerts and happenings produced with our cultural collaborators.

Programs and Exhibits


Please join us for one of our upcoming events!


Be fascinated by the history of Lougheed House and the city that has grown around it .



Enjoy local, fresh and contemporary cuisine at The Restaurant and tour the garden sanctuary of peace and beauty in the heart of our city.

Venue Rental

Weddings, parties, corporate events

Private events are part of life at Lougheed House.

"If you like to tour old majestic homes then come here. If you like Political Science and history then come here. This place takes you back in time to Calgary at its most elegant."

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"A great old house filled with the history of Alberta. Similar to Rutherford House in Edmonton, a great place for a family trip back in time."

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"There once was a whole street of mansions similar to Lougheed house and this is the only one left! Sitting in the heart of the city in it's own garden setting is a gem. Wonderful friendly and helpful staff."

− via Trip Advisor

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