The Bergquist House - Escape Rooms & Tavern

September 8, 2017

A Century Old Alberta Prairie Farmhouse Redefined

History: 

Originally built in 1906 and expanded in 1912, the Bergquist Family home was once a prominent part of the Southern Alberta farming community in early 1900’s and for many decades. Originally located just 2 miles North of what is present day Carseland. (25 minutes NE of High River).  It was home to 6 children growing up on 2,000 acres of farmland. Not bad for two immigrants from Sweden and Norway, enticed by the Dominion Lands Act.

 

After the 3rd generation family descendants sold off the farm in the early 1980’s, this 2,600-sq. ft. historical farmhouse underwent several moves until finding a permanent relocation at Aspen Crossing.

 

Redefined: 

Unlike its counterparts, where most Escape Rooms are set up in warehouses; The Bergquist House has been given new life, so that laughter can once again echo through the house. Most of the interior structural design has been lovingly restored, including the highly polished original staircase, painted walls and plate rails. 

 

The upstairs now contains escape rooms. All of which are loosely tied to local, rail and Canadian history. You’ll have to be able to weed fact from fiction if you’re going to make your way out in the ultimate escape room experience. Relationships are built and strengthened, while others are challenged, thanks to the team building activity. This brain busting experience forces you to think outside the box. Discovering clues while unraveling the puzzle, all to beat the clock to gain your great escape!

 

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