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Osoyoos and District Museum and Archives

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When it's hot out! Cool place to be!

Knowledgable staff, great for history buffs. Right at end of Main next to lawn bowling green. Lots... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Tom K
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Osoyoos, Canada
eceptional displays of Okanagan history and machinery

Well worth a tour as lots of free parking and admission by donation. The present building is... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Donald F
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Port Hardy
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22 Jul 2018
“When it's hot out! Cool place to be!”
24 May 2017
“eceptional displays of Okanagan history and machinery”
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Knowledgable staff, great for history buffs. Right at end of Main next to lawn bowling green. Lots of static displays, nice to see so many artifacts.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Well worth a tour as lots of free parking and admission by donation. The present building is housed in an old curling rink but is very well displayed with lots of historic old farming machinery for processing fruits and wines. Every aspect of the history...More

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were greeted at the door by a lovely elderly woman that made us feel welcome right away! She was happy to answer questions, point out different things and have a little chat. This was such a nice little museum and I recommend a visit!...More

Thank OnTheGoFamily_12
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Give yourself plenty of time. There is so much to see & learn. They generously stayed open so we could stay longer. Detailed exhibits about the history & development of the town, but not so much about the Native history.

Thank BridgetAndersen
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Very friendly and informative volunteers! The items in the "lobby" of the museum are well displayed, with interesting and informative descriptions. In the "rink" area of the museum, which is not heated, lots of displays as well, showing early life in the area. One of...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Being a resident of Osoyoos it was nice to learn about the history of our town. Learnings some of its history and the people that had a huge influence on the establishment and development of the town provided some context of how Osoyoos has evolved...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We were quite disappointed when we went to tour the museum, and found that they charge per pertson was $5.00. We had a lovely talk with the very elderly volunteer, but did not go in. But, right next door is a lawn bowling facility, it...More

Thank jeannecass
Reviewed 2 May 2015

This is a small town's history, but what a history! Very nicely displayed in a rather odd building. There is going to be a new site for the museum in the next year or so, and that will be so nice for all these things...More

Thank Donna & Jerry A
Reviewed 28 March 2015

I spent over an hour at this museum and the information on the town and area was excellent. There were many pictures of the area when the first settlers came. The museum is moving to a new building and location in 2016 which will make...More

Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 18 March 2015

What a sorry bunch of crap housed in that shabby building. What do wartime uniforms and resources have to do with Osoyoos?! Does Osoyoos really need a museum? It's a pass. Don't bother.

Thank catlover901
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