Museum & Historic Site

Forbes Homestead and Pioneer Hospital

10424 96 Street Grande Prairie AB, Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V1C0

Phone: 780-830-7090


The Forbes Homestead was officially registered as a Provincial Heritage Site in 1976 and it is one of the oldest log buildings still standing in Grande Prairie. Containing the original log hospital building built in 1911 and the Forbes’s Residence add on built in 1912. There is free admission to the Forbes site, however, donations are gratefully accepted to help maintain the site. An onsite Heritage Interpreter that will give all visitors a guided tour of the site, or people can walk through at their own pace. Open for the season fromm July 8th to September 5, 2020, from Wednesdays to Saturdays. COVID-19 protocols have been put in place to ensure the health and safety of visitors. Masks and gloves are available on request, and hand sanitizer is available throughout the sit. Please note physical distancing is required, and capacity is limited. Along with the regular daily cleaning, the site will be cleaned and sanitized at least twice during operating hours between visits.