Culture, Heritage, and Arts

Our people make the Mighty Peace Region great

The Mighty Peace Region is home to a wide variety of people and cultures, from the First Nations who call these lands their traditional home, to the diverse range of languages and heritages the area now includes.

Enjoy and appreciate our cultural mosaic at area museums, galleries, theatre and musical performances, and cultural centres.

Historical Dunvegan Experiences

Love the Finer Things?

Escape and enjoy the finer things while not spending a fortune on a vacation. Is this you? Looking to recharge your batteries on a budget? We’ve got affordable getaway options that will keep you daydreaming for months to come. Relax.

Maybe bring the kids, maybe don’t. You choose...

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Culture, Heritage, and Arts Related Businesses

Northern Alberta Historical Railway Museum 

Engaging indoor and outdoor exhibits beckon visitors to explore this museum located on the northwest side of McLennan on Hwy 2.   This carefully curated collection of artifacts from the pioneer days of northern Alberta are artfully displayed within historic buildings such as a NAR station, hospital, a store as well as a church, school and a library. Visitors are sure to discover one-of-a kind displays that will educate and inspire!...

Brownvale North Peace Agricultural Museum

Where in the Peace Country can you see Brian Mulroney riding a mechanical bull? The Brownvale North Peace Agricultural Museum!   This 15 foot high fiberglass bull and rider were built by the Alberta Government for the Alberta Pavilion showcased in Vancouver for Expo 86!...

St. Isidore Museum & Cultural Centre

St. Isidore Museum & Cultural Centre - English Situated in the quaint hamlet of St-Isidore, is a museum that depicts the storied heritage of the francophone community that left Quebec to establish itself in the Mighty Peace. In the museum, you'll find costumes, pictures and artefacts that tell the story of hardships and victories....

NAR Station Peace River Visitor Information Centre

The historic Peace River NAR Station, last of its kind in northern Alberta. The NAR Station was built in 1916, a Class C Station, it is the last of its kind in Northern Alberta. The station was restored in 1988, and declared a Provincial Historic Resource Site on April 29, 1988....

Worsley Historical Museum

Open Monday to Friday 8 a. m. - p....

Dixonville Museum

While some area residents joke that Dixonville may have the world’s smallest museum, it is proof of a group of people with a very big sense of community.   Located in an authentic early 20th century trading post cabin within the Hamlet of Dixonville this museum was one of the first log buildings in the community.   The original one room store was owned and operated by various residents and was eventually restored by the community’s many volunteers....

Fairview Pioneer Museum

Step back into historic Fairview and visit the Fairview Pioneer Museum!   This ten acre site, 1km North of Fairview on secondary highway 732 at the Cummings Lake Rec Area, is designed to be just like visiting a typical pioneer village.  There is a restored school house, a house, a cabin as well as other historical commercial buildings available for visitors to view....

Third Mission Heritage Suites

Plan your next visit to the Mighty Peace and stay in the restored historic St. Augustine Mission! The Third Mission Heritage Suites are conveniently located on the riverfront in the Town Centre of Peace River and offer all the services you expect in a luxury boutique hotel including a beautiful view....

Fairview RCMP Centennial Museum

Located in downtown Fairview, and originally a RCMP residence, the Fairview RCMP Centennial Museum depicts a typical home from the 1920s era. With displays on the main and upper floor, basement and porch, this museum is literally filled with artifacts, displays, and photos that capture and preserve the history of Fairview and the surrounding area. Open May to August, Tuesday to Saturday, 1:30 P....

Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

The Peace River Museum & Archives is located in the beautiful Peace River Valley. The museum cares for many objects, photographs and archival records that celebrate Peace River’s stories and history. The museum is a fun and a entertaining place of learning through objects in the museum’s collection as an entry-point to inquiry, discussion and exploration about the region....

Nampa and District Museum and Tourist Information Center

Explore the legendary Mighty Peace, from the fur trade to modern times, through the exhibits at our museum. Discover Nampa and Northern Sunrise County’s historic multicultural roots by following the steps of those who ventured to Canada’s northern-most homesteading area, across the Grouard Trail and onto the railways that took people from all over the world through muskeg to the Mighty Peace Country. Learn about local industries, about farming, about traditional ways as we guide you through the indoor and outdoor exhibits and buildings....

End of Steel Museum

END OF STEEL MUSEUM Bringing the homesteading history of Hines Creek to life. The End of Steel Museum opened to the public in 1985 and has been growing and evolving ever since. The museum celebrates the history of the Hines Creek area which is unique because it was the end of the railway line....

Battle River Pioneer Museum

A mounted albino moose and a 1,500-year old arrow head are just a couple of amazing things available to see at the Battle River Pioneer Museum! Visitors can easily imagine the town of Manning many years ago while touring the large main building, a cabin, post office, blacksmith shop, multiple machine shed and over 70 different tractors and crawlers that are in running condition. An annual Heritage Day event held on the Sunday of the long weekend showcasing a threshing demonstration and an antique tractor parade with 40 of the tractors and crawlers in it, showcasing the farm machinery used many years ago!...

Culture, Heritage, and Arts Related Trips

The Keep-it-Easy-Peasy Vacation—and Don’t Skimp on the Extras!

With stop-in-your-tracks natural beauty, delicious dining options and plush accommodations, you won’t have to travel far to experience the relaxation and indulgence of your dream vacation.

The Escape and Enjoy the Finer Things While not Spending a Fortune Vacation

Let our vacation options warm and replenish your spirit—without breaking the bank. It’s as easy as packing the car and taking a little road trip. The Mighty Peace is calling (experience its magic).

Enjoying the Warmer Side of Winter

We get it, you can't spend all your time outside. Sometimes you just need to strip those outer layers and enjoy the warmer side of winter. From indoor pools and sports to theatres and date ideas, there's plenty to keep you busy over winter in the Mig

Fowl Play

Take a weekend getaway near Grimshaw to explore some of our loveliest natural parks, relax, spot our fine feathered friends, and more.

Vistas of the Past

Take in spectacular views of the Peace River Valley around the Town of Peace River from six favourite local viewpoints and learn about the local pioneer heroes.

Dunvegan Nature and History Tour

Sample local history, local food, and the beauty of the Peace River Valley with this weekend tour of Dunvegan area and Fairview.

Relax Where Nature and Nurture Coexist

Hines Creek is a small community with a big heart. Discover the stunning scenery, friendly locals, and vibrant music scene around Hines Creek.