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Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
+1 250-495-7901
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Very neat!

This was neat to do, we were hear much shorter than expected due to extreme heat that day. But it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CJ K
,
Calgary, Canada
Enjoyed the day

Pleasantly surprised with the overall experience. Cultural center was interesting, wine was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brenda W
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vancouver canada
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The Nk’mip Desert Cultural Centre is a 9,000 square-foot interpretive centre that exhibits 2 films, the Inkameep Day School Art Collection, indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, a 1.5 km walking trail, and reconstructed traditional Okanagan village, and (visitor favourite) interpreter hosted programs which boast a fun filled experience for all ages! The centre is also an architectural marvel, and was built from local, sustainable materials.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
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+1 250-495-7901
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was neat to do, we were hear much shorter than expected due to extreme heat that day. But it was neat to walk some of the paths (minus all the rattlesnake signs) and the inside was awesome. The language machine was probably the most...More

Thank CJ K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pleasantly surprised with the overall experience. Cultural center was interesting, wine was excellent and views were spectacular

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here yesterday my mom and my 2 friends. We loved the scenery, the sculptures and the history of the reserve. It's a must do.

Thank Oilsandsgal
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was quite interesting but we were a bit disappointed by its size. We thought that there would be more displays. Nice gift shop.

Thank ambushbob
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting to wander through the cultural centre, and read the information there. We didn't go up the trails that were available. We took lots of photos. The gift shop has a good range of items for sale.

Thank Eve_Delta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a great morning here. There is lots to do and learn and the views down over the lake are beautiful. The building itself is very interesting as it is built into the side of the mountain.

Thank aliddo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Our two kids aged 4 and 7 loved it. Very educational. It was too hot to go on the walk, but I would try to do that if I returned.

Thank KEM_8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Presentations were okay but a bit boring. Guess we expected more. Couldn't go on trails as didn't have proper footwear & they had spotted a bear so no one was allowed on trails.More

Thank Sunworshiper54
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lim Limt (Thank you) for your review of the Centre. The safety of our guests is top priority and we are sorry you didn't get to experience the trail. We hope you come by again and experience all we have to offer. Our interpreters are...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We have a summer place in Osoyoos and I'm embarrassed that in all these years we have never visited until today. We were not disappointed and found it worthwhile, so much so that we bought seasons passes. Do the nature walk, take in the snake...More

Thank Ron H
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wey' Lim Limt (hello and thank you) for your detailed review of the Centre and the businesses up here at Nk'Mip Resort. We are glad you took the time to come visit us and we are happy you purchased a seasons pass (great rate as...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Do not miss this when you visit the area. This is an award wining interpretive centre and the whole thing is so beautiful as you enter the parking lot. It is beside a resort of the same name and a beautiful golf course. Keep in...More

Thank 1946HappyCamper
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your detailed and excellent review of our Centre and the facility. The replicated village would have been further down the trail and we are sorry you missed that. However, you have mentioned about our desert and how much of a desert it...More

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Pat155013
27 February 2017|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Marketing Manager Derek Bryson here, the Centre hasn't decided the summer schedule but typically we've been open starting at 9:30am until 5:00 or 6pm. We will be updating the website once we can nail down a more exact time... More
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aquacaliente
13 July 2016|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Hi there...we haven't actually decided whether we will be open in the winter but usually we try to be open for a couple of weeks before Christmas. If you check back on our website after September we will have a definite... More
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John H
8 March 2015|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Our website says we are open Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays only from 10am until 4pm. This should change in April but until then these are our current hours. Thank you.
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