Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

Peace River Museum

Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

10302 – 99 Street, Peace River, Alberta

Hours for
Canada Day (July 1) – 10:00am to 3:00pm
Monday July 3rd – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday August 7th (Heritage Day/Civic Holiday) – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday September 4th (Labour Day) -10:00am to 5:00pm

Admission is by donation in July.
Hours for July and August:
Sun-Wed: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Contact Us
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.


Recent Blog Posts & Museum News

National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Day June 21, is National Aboriginal Day across Canada, it's proclaimed annually in the Town of Peace River ...
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Community Meetings

Please note the survey closed on Sunday, June 18 at 11:59:59 pm MST. The results are being tabulated and will be ...
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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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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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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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