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Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site was the home of the first Premier of Alberta, Alexander Cameron Rutherford. In 1911, A.C. Rutherford, his wife Mattie and their family moved into this beautiful brick mansion near the university campus. The...more
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11153 Saskatchewan Dr NW | Adjacent Vintage Fork Restaurant - Tea, Scones, Brunch, Lunch, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2S1, Canada
I had just finished a bit of work on the University of Alberta campus and decided to stop by this provincial historic site. The home is gorgeous, both inside and out. I was given the option of a self-guided tour with a brochure, or an...More
I had heard of Rutherford House but was not aware that they do weekend brunch and high tea. The brunch menu is set and changes every weekend I was told. Four courses: oatmeal and fresh fruit to start and although I am not an oatmeal...More
You'll love this Edwardian home if house museums are your passion. Although it's modest in size and accoutrements, especially by the standards of house museums elsewhere, it does, nevertheless represent what a politically important and wealthy man would have owned when this city was very...More
Our guide was pretty amazing with his knowledge and insight into background of the house and the family that owned it. There was just the two of us, and so we could linger a bit to grab some great photos, and ask questions. The restoration...More
We didn’t know the opening hours of this museum. We entered and the guide said that we had 15 minutes to visit this place, as they close at 5 P.M. We could enter for free. I took pictures of every room. After all, this was...More
Response from justme55555 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly the tea house at Rutherford House is still closed- it is being renovated and they hope to reopen later in 2016. But you can have a lovely high tea or just tea at Cally's Tea House (-I was not able to post the website... More
Sadly the tea house at Rutherford House is still closed- it is being renovated and they hope to reopen later in 2016. But you can have a lovely high tea or just tea at Cally's Tea House (-I was not able to post the website for you) which is not too far from the University area. Hope this helps