Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

Admission by donation
10302 – 99 Street, Peace River, Alberta
[email protected]
(780) 624-4261
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“We are proud to acknowledge the homeland of the many diverse First Nations and Metis people whose ancestors have walked this land since time immemorial. We are grateful to work, live and learn on the traditional territory of Treaty 8.”

Last updated May 3, 2023

Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre

Current Exhibit: Taking Flight

The Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre is proud to present its newest exhibit: Taking Flight.

This exhibit explores the history of aviation in Peace River, while also providing the “Ace Academy: Flight Experience” from the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Ace Academy is a digital interactive exhibition space where players enter an immersive environment and activate the intuitive experience by simply moving their bodies.

Authentic aircraft imagery takes centre stage, as players fly a realistic rendering of the Canada Aviation and Space Museum’s Sopwith Ship Camel biplane. Moving their arms up and down, and tilting their bodies, players manoeuvre an airplane on screen — dodging enemy aircraft and aligning themselves to fire.

This fun, interactive experience is surrounded by information about local aviators, as well as international, national, and local events in aviation history. There is something for everyone in visiting this new exhibit!


Other Events & Exhibits

There are no upcoming events.

Peace River’s town and fur trade history are always on exhibit

Commitment to Social Responsibility

In 2016 the Peace River Museum, Archives, and Mackenzie Centre was honoured to receive the Robert Janes Award for Social Responsibility.

Resources for Educators (Download PDF) – The Museum offers a number of services to the community including help for local schools and educators in teaching local heritage.

Live Local – The Museum Gift Shop promotes local artists, products, and books for unique gift giving options.  Gift Certificates are also available.

Heritage Inventory Your guide to the many varied historical resources in the Town of Peace River.

Recent Blog Posts & Museum News

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