Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

10302 – 99 Street, Peace River, Alberta
Open – Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Closed – Sundays
Admission – $2

Holiday Hours

The Museum will be closed on December 24, 25, 26 and 27 and January 1.
We are open regular hours starting December 28, and will be open December 31st and January 2nd.

Contact Us
Telephone: 780-624-4261

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Exhibits & Resources

Silent Dreams: Their Story

On now until March 31, 2017
Join us in honouring murdered and missing Indigenous women and the historic struggle of all women through our newest exhibit, “Silent Dreams: Their Story.”
This poignant and special exhibit will be in the main gallery of the Peace River Museum from October 13, 2016 until March 31, 2017.

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

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.


There are no upcoming events at this time.

Recent Blog Posts & Museum News

Air mail service temporarily disrupted by misadventure

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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Poppy History & Proper Poppy Etiquette.

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Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility

Congratulations Peace River Museum

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