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Father Pandosy Mission

South of the city center at the corner of Benvoulin and Casorso rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-860-8369
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An interesting part of BC history This is a free park to see. It was a little hard to find... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Linda2455
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Edmonton, Canada
Awesome history lesson

We were driving by on our way to some wineries and stopped by, its free, very nice mix of... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Tracey A
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The first non-native settlement in the Okanagan Valley was a mission established on this site in 1859 by Father Pandosy. Take a self-guided tour of the replicated mission buildings and a collection of horse-drawn carriages.
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  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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South of the city center at the corner of Benvoulin and Casorso rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
South Pandosy - K.L.O.
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+1 250-860-8369
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

An interesting part of BC history This is a free park to see. It was a little hard to find. Thank goodness for gps

Thank Linda2455
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were driving by on our way to some wineries and stopped by, its free, very nice mix of historical things showing the history of Kelowna. Well worth your time, thanks to all who take care of this as it would take some work, not...More

Thank Tracey A
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We spent about 45 min. here. It's a nice stop if you have time and would like to fill it up but not a must see unless you don't have a lot a heritage sites under your belt already. We were visiting from Saskatchewan and...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I drive by this place several times a week, but it took visitors from England to get me to stop. I was pleasantly surprised, first by the expanse of the site, and, second, by the limited focus on religion. The buildings are not original to...More

Thank calgaryguy
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk through history. Voluntary fee of $2 per person. Self guided tour, which was great, could read the text besides buildings and relieve the times. Travel through time with the old time washers, sewing machines and horse carriages. The kids loved it and asked...More

Thank Vivian E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When we visited the Father Pandosy Mission, there were only a few other people around and the area is very peaceful with huge willows at the entrance. It was very interesting reading about the buildings, houses, machinery, and antiques as part of this historical recreation....More

Thank Kirstie1829
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stopped into Father Pandosy Misssion today while visiting Kelowna from Nova Scotia. What a beautiful spot with all the log buildings. The thing thatsuprised me was that we were the only ones there. Not even a worker in sight, just a donation box if...More

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a great place for all ages, really can show kids or anyone what it was like for the people who started life in the Okanagan Valley. A very valuable asset to Kelowna. Ideal to take children here to give them a real idea...More

Thank alex s
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting walk through time learning how people lived, the tools they used and stories and newspaper articles about the people. It is by donation, there is a box to put money in on the property.

Thank Rod R
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Was driving by and stopped in to see what it was and was surprised at what was there. Got a quick little history lesson and learned a bit more about the settlers

Thank mexicanbound5
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