Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

Peace River Museum

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
Email: museum@peaceriver.ca
Telephone: 780-624-4261

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Exhibits & Resources

Experience the cultural mosaic that makes up Peace River, with our new exhibit “Our Community, Our Cultures.” It brings together local stories from all walks of life that touch all the corners of the world.

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.

Events

Recent Blog Posts & Museum News

Community Meetings

How can we improve? (Municipal services in your community) Whether it’s the roads, sewers, waterlines, sidewalks, parks, pool, fire services, ...
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Air mail service temporarily disrupted by misadventure

According to the December 31, 1931 issue of the Peace River Record, the Fokker airplane flown by John Bythell, had ...
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Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours There is lots to do in town over the holidays! Town Hall Closed: December 26, 27, and 28 ...
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From the Museum – International Tea Day

(pictured above: Tea related artefacts from the Peace River Museum collection) Happy International Day of Tea! By: Carson Murphy, Peace ...
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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women “The scale and severity of violence faced by Indigenous women ...
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Poppy History & Proper Poppy Etiquette.

( Members of the Royal Canadian Legion and RCMP outside of the Legion for Remembrance Day, year unknown, source Peace ...
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Remembering

This piece is part of an on-going series entitled "Pondering Peace River's Past," or "Ponderings," they're researched and written by ...
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Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility

Congratulations Peace River Museum

(Pictured above, the Museum's staff pose for a picture in front of the wheel shaft of the DA Thomas on ...
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witness blanket

Witness History

The Witness Blanket - remembering and bearing witness to First Nations residential schools A significant part of Canada’s history in ...
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council meetings, council

September 14, 2015 Council Highlights

Lac Cardinal Regional Economic Development Board Dan Dibbelt presented to council about the progress made by the Lac Cardinal Regional ...
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