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Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre

10302 99 St, Peace River, Alberta T8S 1K1, Canada
+1 780-624-4261
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Local Lore and crafts. Period displays and great narative from staff

It may be the smallest Museum we ever been in but it covers all traditions in and around peace... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
edmonton, Canada
Extremely Helpful and Informative!

We were returning from an extensive trip to the Yukon and the Northwest Territories during which we... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Bloomington, IN
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10302 99 St, Peace River, Alberta T8S 1K1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It may be the smallest Museum we ever been in but it covers all traditions in and around peace rive. the guide was very accommodating in explaining exhibits to us and was very knowledgeable. although my wife grew up in Peace River the tour of...More

Thank Q3066GIpeterg
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were returning from an extensive trip to the Yukon and the Northwest Territories during which we investigated details of my husband's great-uncle's Klondike adventures from the 1890's. Part of his research meant that we had to stop at Peace River and visit this location...More

Thank Weyes1
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was my first trip to peace River to take family artefacts to the museum. My mother and her parents homesteaded In Peace River and I took many articles to the museum. They are absolutely wonderful people and extremely knowledgeable of the area. I even...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was a very interesting museum with lots of history relating to explorer A. Mackenzie. The young woman at the front desk is very friendly and helpful. There is also an archivist/curator on site.

Thank peonygarden
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Wonderful displays! The Peace River area from fur trade to bustling mid century business hub, lots to see and learn.

Thank charlesgT4190QW
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went to visit with my brother in law, who had been on the board. We had with us a cousin from England. The museum was actually closing when we got there, as a new exhibit about Residential Schools was being brought in. We were...More

Thank Travellers5710
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The witness blanket which has travelled throughout Canada was on display, and the museum was open for free during this time. This "blanket " which was made up of wooden panel like sections, containing artifacts of residential schools.

Thank 296sheila
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We visited on a weekday morning. The museum isn't large, but extremely interesting. There was a superb exhibit just inside the foyer created by local first nations concerning the impact "Residential Schools" had on them; it was very moving. The museum also has much information...More

Thank Buffalo429
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Staff in the museum very nice - exhibit was interesting - I liked the fact that there were books there also about the exhibits

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

There are 3 exhibit rooms in this cute little spot on the banks of the Peace River: one with local historical items, focusing on Alexander Mackenzie's stay in the area; one with changing exhibits; and sorry that I never remember what is in the smallest...More

Thank kurtiselemay
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