Okanagan Heritage Museum
Discover the natural and human history of Kelowna
Experience fascinating displays and learn how the Okanagan Valley was formed, and why it supports tremendous biodiversity. Step into the world of the syilx/Okanagan people, and gain insights into their close connection to the land. Learn about the arrival of traders and settlers, and peer into the windows of a store from Kelowna’s Chinatown. Meet some individuals from Kelowna’s past and present, and be inspired by the Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame.
|Monday||10:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||10:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||10:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||10:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||11:00am – 4:00pm|
|Saturday, September 30||12:00am – 4:00pm|
Museums Are Living Places
There’s always something new to discover at the Okanagan Heritage Museum!
Additional Programs & Services
Upcoming Events & Workshops
Presented by syilx Elders Grouse and Pamela Barnes, this workshop series will help you understand and progress on the Truth and Reconciliation journey. Through four 3-hour workshops, participants access 12 hours of training in Indigenous cultural competency led by syilx...
Join us for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 at the Okanagan Heritage Museum. Our all-ages guided and self-guided stations help you learn about the history and culture of the syilx people, both pre-contact and post-contact.
Stroll from the Laurel Packinghouse to the Rotary Marsh with syilx knowledge carriers as they teach about traditional plant use.