Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site

Embark on an historic adventure and be our guest at the historic home of Icelandic pioneer poet Stephan G. Stephansson, Poet of the Rocky Mountains.

2230 Twp Rd 371 Red Deer County, AB Canada T4G 0M9
On Twp Road 371, west of Range Road 22
Phone Number:
(403) 728-3929 xMay - Sept, summer season
Phone Number:
(780) 427-3057 xSept - May, off season

Stephansson and his family immigrated from Iceland to Alberta in 1889. There, within the view of the Rockies, he homesteaded - farming by day and writing by night. His prolific literary output gained him renown as one of the greatest poets in the western world.

Restored to its 1927 appearance, Stephansson House offers a glimpse of Alberta's Icelandic heritage and the life of this pioneer-poet.

Guided tours of his historic house, including historic demonstrations and activities give you a taste of how this icelandic pioneer family lived in the 1920's central Alberta.

Summer special event Sundays: “Poetry at Stephan’s House” on July 15th or “Harvest Penny Carnival” August 19th as well as Country Drive weekends, for more information.

Hours and Admission:

May 15 to Labour Day

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily

Admission is charged and is subject to change without notice.

Last modified on June 1, 2018  by Unlock the Past with Central Alberta Regional Museum Network

Category: Historic Sites Museum Recreation / Parks / Playground Red Deer County Tour Guide