Michelsen Farmstead - Historic Places Day

Michelsen Farmstead

Stirling, Alberta
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
Michelsen Farmstead, 533 2 Avenue, Stirling, AB, Canada
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Hours
July & August Open: Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 5pm from June 29th to September 3rd and by appointment during other times of the year. Cost: Seniors $4.00, Adults $5.00, Youth (12-18) $2.00, under 12 FREE, Family Pass $10.00 Group Bookings: $3.00/person for groups of 6 or more adults and must be booked at least one week in advance. There is a picnic area available if the group would like to arrange for lunch or a break before heading out. Phone: 403-849-2290 July and August only. Email: mfphss@gmail.com For other times of the year, please send an email to mfphss@gmail.com for a quick response.
Phone
403-849-2290

Mission statement:  The Michelsen Farmstead Provincial Historic Resource collects, preserves, restores, exhibits, and interprets artifacts which represent rural, settler lifestyles of Southern Alberta with a special focus on the influence of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Mormons] on the development of Stirling and the surrounding region from 1899 to 1939.  The collection is for people of all ages who are interested in the settlement of a village based on the Plat of Zion layout which provided for the immediate needs for settle survival: shelter, food, production, education, religious and social contact.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

Michelsen Farmstead, 533 2 Avenue, Stirling, AB, Canada
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