Fort St. John North Peace Museum

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The Fort St. John North Peace Museum tells the story of the Fort St. John region including First Nations' settlements, the fur trade, agricultural settlement, the growth of the town, the Alaska Highway and much more!


Fort St. John North Peace Museum

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum tells the story of the Fort St. John region from First Nations' settlements to the oil and gas industries of today.

Operated by the North Peace Historical Society, the Fort St. John North Peace Museum tells the story of the North Peace through interactive exhibits.

Come explore a tepee, trapper’s cabin, blacksmith’s shop, 1921 school room, 1930s dentist office, missionary chapel, 1930 Outpost Hospital room, Finch’s General Store, British Columbia Police Barracks, furnished rooms of a pioneer home, post office, newspaper office, Alaska Highway exhibit, photographs, artefacts, and more! The museum is pleased to provide guided tours when contacted in advance.

The museum’s archives preserve photographs, documents, and genealogical resources.

Local history books and souvenirs are available in the museum gift shop.

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum and North Peace Historical Society connect residents and visitors of all ages to the history and communities of the North Peace River area of British Columbia. We are a welcoming centre where the history of Fort St. John and area is kept alive through the preservation, management, and exhibition of our collection as well as our educational programs and events.

CONTACT US

Heather Sjoblom
Manager/Curator
fsjnpmuseum@fsjmail.com
250-787-0430

9323 100 St.
Fort St. John, BC
V1J 4N4

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29 June 2015

Fort St. John History - the Pomeroy Hotel

The North Peace Museum is a great place to learn about our community. This photo is from 1944 and of the original Pomeroy hotel. The machines out front are called Bombardier Penguins built for the US. Learn more about the history of our region at ...

29 June 2015

Now hiring! Photograph Digitization Students (two positions)

Position: Photograph Digitization Student (2 positions) Location: Fort St. John North Peace Museum, 9323-100th Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 4N4 Wage: $11.00/hour Start Date: July 4, 2017 End Date: August 29, 2017 Daily Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm (o...

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UPCOMING EVENTS /see you soon!

Keepsakes of Conflict Exhibit

Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the First World War by visiting the Keepsakes of Conflict travelling exhibit at the Fort St. John North Peace Mus...

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Canada Day Pie Sale

Canada Day Pie Sale Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum Canada is turning 150 and there’s no bette...

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Alaska Highway Cemetery Tour

Join us for a guided cemetery tour of the Fort St. John Cemetery on 100 Ave. Learn about the connection of many of the people buried there to the Alas...

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Volunteer Opportunities / Get involved!

29 June 2015

Tour Guides Wanted

Needed: Tour Guide Volunteers for spring 2017! Tour Guide volunteers help out with guided tours of the Fort St. John North Peace Museum for all ages....

About Volunteer Opportunities

Find out how you can get involved with the North Peace Historical Society and Fort St. John North Peace Museum. We’re always looking for help with collections, events, guided tours, maintenance, and

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Museum Exhibits

Explore the history of British Columbia’s North Peace region from dinosaurs to the oil and gas industry. Fort St. John is the oldest European commun...

Minding the Fort: Fort St. John & the Fur Trade Educational Program

Experience Fort St. John’s rich fur trade history from 1794 to 1938 through the artefacts at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum! Aimed at grade ...

Building the Alaska Highway Educational Program

From muskeg to mosquitoes, building the Alaska Highway was a challenge. 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the construction of this man-made marvel of...

Wild Animals of the North Peace Educational Program

Ghe biodiversity of the North Peace Region is extensive. Following the science curriculum for grades one, two and three, this program looks at local w...

Guided Tours, Scavenger Hunts, and Pre- and Post-Visit Activities at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum provides guided tours for all age groups. These groups are led by staff and volunteers, who share the history of ...

Archives & Archival Services at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum Archives contains: A variety of history books on the Fort St John - North Peace Region Newspapers: Alask...

Date with Dinosaurs Educational Program

Dinosaurs have invaded the Fort St. John North Peace Museum! Come find out about the dinosaurs of the Peace Region from ankylosaurs to plesiosaurs thr...

About Our Programs

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum is pleased to offer a range of museum exhibits, archival services, guided tours, and educational programs. Click on these links to find out more.

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Alaska Highway 2017 Calendar

The calendar, Miles and Miles of Miles and Miles, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Alaska Highway. Full of highway history and Rudy Schubert’s...

About Our Products

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum Gift Shop offers a variety of souvenirs, clothing, gifts, local history books, and more. Proceeds from the gift shop support the museum’s operation.