For general inquiries please contact the Information Desk at the Okanagan Heritage Museum:
250-763-2417 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda Digby – Executive Director
Christopher Butt – Operations Manager
250.763.9292 ext. 23
Amanda Snyder – Curatorial Manager
250.763.2417 ext. 29
Mallery Barnett – Web & Social Media Coordinator
Erik Beardmore – Education Assistant
Keith Boehmer – Military Historian
250.763.9292 ext. 29
Marshall Bond – Education Assistant
Alana Firedancer – Indigenous Programming Assistant
Maria Garcia – Museum Services Coordinator
250.763.2417 ext. 31
Tara Hurley – Archivist
250.763.2417 ext. 25
Valerie Maltese – Laurel Enterprise Coordinator
Jasmine Marshall – Exhibition Coordinator
250.763.2417 ext. 22
Solange Massicotte – Head of Programming
Nancy Ross – Bookkeeper
250.763.9292 ext. 26
Allison Wardle – Archives Assistant
250.763.2417 ext. 25
Ryan Wong – Museum Assistant
Kelowna Museums Locations
Okanagan Heritage Museum
Kelowna’s flagship museum, the Okanagan Heritage Museum, invites visitors to discover how the Okanagan Valley was formed, to gain insights into the world of our syilx hosts, to learn about the arrival of traders and settlers and so much more.
Okanagan Military Museum
Devoted to the preservation and greater awareness of Okanagan military heritage, the Okanagan Military Museum features uniforms, insignia, badges, firearms and fascinating stories of how locals have contributed to events on the world stage.
One of Kelowna’s most historic and beloved buildings, the Laurel Packinghouse is the oldest and largest packinghouse in BC. Part atmospheric rental venue, part museum, this is a building that charms both locals and visitors alike.
Kelowna Museums’ Upcoming Events & Workshops
Back by popular demand! The Okanagan Heritage Museum offers you Dinosaur Roar!
Dinosaurs were HOW BIG? Using real paleontology equipment and fossil exploration, we will imagine a land filled with dinosaurs. How loud can you Roar?
na̓ʔk̓ʷulamən (what we do): Traditional Shelters
Take a journey with us exploring the traditional shelters and lifestyles of First Nations’ from around Turtle Island, with a particular focus on syilx (Okanagan) culture. Participants may get the chance to climb the warriors’ ladder.
Museum Impossible – Operation: Spy Academy
After Germany took over France, Winston Churchill established the Special Operations Executive (SOE). It aimed to send undercover agents to weaken the enemy in any way possible.
You are a student at Camp X, Canada’s top-secret spy school in Ontario. You will be trained in war skills, communications, and critical thinking. To complete your Spy Academy training, you must visit the training centres located throughout the Okanagan Military Museum and complete tasks to earn clues. Then, use your code wheel to decipher a five-part message in your ‘student workbook’ and complete your Spy Academy training.