Lacombe is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located north of Red Deer, the nearest city, and south of Edmonton, the nearest metropolitan area. The town is set in the rolling parkland of central Alberta, between the Rocky Mountains foothills to the west, and the flatter Alberta prairie to the east.
Nestled in one of Central Alberta's most fertile valleys between Calgary and Edmonton, the local economy includes a strong agricultural base supplemented by a the oil and gas industry.
The town is also home to the Lacombe Research Centre where the first livestock breed developed in Canada, the Lacombe hog, was produced. The vibrant community of Lacombe offers an abundance of opportunities for golfing, fishing, sightseeing, photography, bird watching and shopping.
Lacombe is located close to Red Deer, which offers a good variety of shopping and services. There are many community clubs, organizations, churches, public and Christian schools.
The collection at the museum includes a display of period artefacts of the Rt. Hon. Roland Michener, Governor General of...
Artifacts from blacksmithing history and a working shop.
The gallery boasts 2300 square feet of original art.