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Fort St. John North Peace Museum

9323 100 St, Fort St. John, British Columbia V1J 4N4, Canada
+1 250-787-0430
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museum was fun

I took my 4 year old granddaughter the other day. She loved it.Asked lots of questions. kept going... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
loritia
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loritia
Small but informative

Enjoyed our time in the museum, found it quite interesting. Didn't realize how much oil exploration... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Ross R
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The Fort St. John North Peace Museum tells the story of the Fort St. John region from the dinosaurs to teh oil and gas industries of today. Learn more about First Nations, the fur trade, homesteaders, and the development of Fort St. John and the North Peace region of British Columbia. Come explore a tepee, trapper's cabin, blacksmith's shop, 1921 school room, 1930s dentist office, missionary chapel, 1930 Outpost Hospital room, 1910 BC Police Barracks and Jail, Finch's General Store, and more! Try interactive activities like sorting mail in our post office. Our gift shop is a fabulous place to find books on the Peace Region, BC, Alberta, and the Yukon. We have a wide variety of souvenirs, clothing, stuffed animals, jewellery, and gifts. Our archives can help answer requests about the North Peace from photographs to genealogy. We're open 9-5 Monday to Saturday year-round.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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9323 100 St, Fort St. John, British Columbia V1J 4N4, Canada
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I took my 4 year old granddaughter the other day. She loved it.Asked lots of questions. kept going back to the old hospital display and trapper display. we spent about 45 minutes there.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our time in the museum, found it quite interesting. Didn't realize how much oil exploration took place in Fort St. John. Pictures of the Alaskan Highway construction were great. The hardships people endured were hard to imagine. We liked it's!

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to visit. It has a lot of great exhibits. Starts off with some of the dinosaur history in the area, some local First Nations pictures and displays, then explorer trapping history. I especially liked the displays and maps on where...More

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FSJMuseum, Manager at Fort St. John North Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you so much for this review, Darcy! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our museum.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great displays, so many original artifacts, buildings, clothing and other items that allow you to see how life was many years ago. Makes you really appreciate how tough they must have been, and I really appreciate how hard it must have been to create the...More

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FSJMuseum, Manager at Fort St. John North Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and learned a lot about our community.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great museum, especially for the $6 admission: much more content than I had expected for the price. Friendly staff who were happy to ask questions, and loads of things in the gift stuff. Definitely worth stopping in.

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FSJMuseum, Manager at Fort St. John North Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well worth the visit. Enjoyed the many historical displays. Authentic out buildings. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

For the size of the museum it has lots to offer. The set up makes it easy to travel through time and the cabins are awesome to go back in time to see how people lived. Everything is clean and informative. Great place to spend...More

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FSJMuseum, Manager at Fort St. John North Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for your feedback, Sheri. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Museum is set up very nicely with excellent displays and lots of items and history to share! Gift shop has amazing selection of local history books for sale, i will gladly be back again!

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Reviewed 12 January 2016

When I went in, I was the only visitor. They open just for me the museum. Great information about the history. For me was it a nice touch after I saw the movie The Revenant in the near by theatre.Very interesting.

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

I took my 4 year old grandaughter to visit, and we learned a lot about the area, and its peoples and creatures, including the Charlie Lake caves with some of earliest human remains in BC and the surrounding heritage buildings are also wonderful to prowl...More

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FSJMuseum, Manager at Fort St. John North Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

We are happy you learned new things and enjoyed our historic buildings. We are constantly developing new exhibits to share the history of the North Peace region. Please come again soon.

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