Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

“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.”

COVID-19 Information

Please note, some of our operations have changed: If you would like to access the Peace River Archives or Reference Library, please contact the Archivist at 780.624.4261 or  museum@peaceriver.ca to make an appointment. Archive drop-ins will not be accepted.

There is now a limit of 10 people in the museum and gift shop at one time.

Visitors will also be required to sanitize their hands upon entering the gift shop and galleries.

The Peace River Tourist Information Centre is closed for the 2020 season; we apologize for any inconvenience. However, please visit the Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre located 10302-99 Street,  Peace River, for more tourism information. Visitors can also contact the Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre by calling 780.624.4261 or emailing museum@peaceriver.ca

Facility Information

Admission by donation
10302 – 99 Street, Peace River, Alberta
museum@peaceriver.ca
(780) 624-4261

Hours

Monday – Saturday:
10am to 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Events

  • Fall Fibre Arts Sale

    October 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

  • Fall Fibre Arts Sale

    October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

  • Fall Fibre Arts Sale

    October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

  • Fall Fibre Arts Sale

    October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

  • Fall Fibre Arts Sale

    October 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

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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

Orange Shirt Day

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Holiday Closures

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