Peace River Tourist Information Centre

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    Located in the historic Peace River NAR Station, last of its kind in northern Alberta.

    Welcome to the NAR Station Tourist Information Centre

    The NAR Station was built in 1916, a Class C Station, it is the last of its kind in Northern Alberta. The station was restored in 1988, and declared a Provincial Historic Resource Site on April 29, 1988. It now serves as the Town of Peace River’s Tourist Information Centre. The ground floor has been furnished to the 1920s-1930s era, and upstairs features local art. Events are held at the station throughout the summer and autumn. Visit the museum webpage and Facebook for more information!

    Our Address:

    9309 – 100 Street, Peace River, AB

    780-624-2044

    Our Hours:

    May Long Weekend to July 1st:

    Thursday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm

    July 3rd to Sept 2nd (Sept Long):

    Monday to Sunday: 10am to 6pm

    Sept 3rd to Oct 7th (Thanksgiving Sunday):

    Thursday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm

    Directions:

    Please note the 98 Street exit to Downtown is presently CLOSED.

    From Highway 2 (Edmonton or Fairview/Grimshaw):

    Exit the highway at 100 Street (Hwy 744), and head south under the railway trestle. At the traffic circle, take the first exit (the first right); the street that leads between the Sawridge Hotel and the KFC. Follow this street until you see the NAR Station, which is a two-storey red wooden building. There is adequate parking on site.

    From Highway 744 (north from Girouxville):

    When you’ve made it to the bottom of Judah hill at the junction of 104th Avenue and 101 Street turn right. Follow this street (101 Street) north until you reach the T junction (the Fire Hall with a tower will be facing you). Turn left, and at the set of lights turn right. Follow this street to the traffic circle. Enter the traffic circle and take the third exit; the street that leads between the Sawridge Hotel and the KFC. Follow this street until you see the NAR Station, which is a two-storey red wooden building. There is adequate parking on site.

    Accessibility:

    The NAR Station does have a ramp onto the station platform, however we do not have accessible washrooms. Because we are an historic building, our doorways may be too narrow for some wheel chairs.

    Facilities:

    • washrooms (not wheelchair accessible)
    • picnic tables
    • visitor information
    • exhibits
    • brochures and maps for the region