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Innisfail Historical Village, Innisfail

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The Innisfail and District Historical Village located in Innisfail, Alberta, Canada on 52 Avenue and 42 Street (1 block west of the Hospital, between the local schools and Aquatic Center). It originated in 1970 with the purpose of preserving and housing the history of the Innisfail district.

The Village is governed by the Innisfail and District Historical Society, which was incorporated in 1970. It started with the donation of "The Spruces" by the W. Gibson family. This log home is the only remaining original stopping house between Calgary and Edmonton.

The Village is made up of seventeen buildings, displayed on 2 acres of land. These are furnished to interpret the history of the area up to the 1930s. There is a large display of farm machinery and a day use picnic area.

During off-season or after hours, the Village may be viewed by appointment. Admission is $3.00 per person and donations are accepted. The village is also wheelchair accessible.
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  • This museum has much to offer to those who enjoy learning about western Canadian history. There are many informative exhibits, including a old train station. The staff is very friendly and well inform...  more »
  • It's a typical museum with old buildings from the area. For $3 a person over 4 it was worth it. Not all the buildings were unlocked but the school and the church were favourites for the kids. We spent...  more »
  • Took my little girl here, just to scout out wedding picture sites and love the village. Quaint displays, surprising facts about central Alberta and lovely tea times every Friday in the summer!! 
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  • i lie this place its one of those great summer get aways
  • Nice local attraction.