The region known as the North Peace has always been rich in oil and gas reserves. In 1952 oil and gas was discovered in Fort St. John and the immediate vicinity, officially establishing Fort St. John as the oil and gas capital of B.C. In 1957 the refinery in Taylor, BC (14 km south of Fort St. Joh...
After visiting our museum please come and browse in our gift shop! The gift shop, along with the museum, is open Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm, year round. We have gifts to fit all tastes, occasions and budgets including:
CLOTHING: We have a wide variety of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing such as t-shirts, hats, vests, jackets and sweatshirts.
SOUVENIRS: A huge selection of Fort St. John, Alaska Highway, Peace River, and Canada themed gifts including patches, mugs, key chains, clothing and magnets and much more!
BOOKS: The Fort St. John North Peace Museum has one of the largest selections of local, regional and BC history titles in the area. We have books on the Alaska Highway, the Yukon, and western Canadian history. You will find something for everyone!
GIFTS: We have a wide array of beautiful jewellery, stuffed animals, framed pictures, music boxes and figurines.
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Interact/Debit and cash. Revenue from the gift shop and museum goes to operating costs, our archives, our collection, and present and future exhibits.