Kelowna Museums, Central Okanagan, BC

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470 Queensway Avenue Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6S7
470 Queensway Kelowna British Columbia V1Y 6S7 CA
About Us

Okanagan Heritage Museum

Step into the oldest log cabin in Kelowna and have a seat in a traditional syilx winter home. Explore the history of this region while hunting for wonderful objects and surprising stories. Things are always changing at the museums! To keep up with current and upcoming exhibitions and events, visit our website.

Okanagan Military Museum

Discover the stories of the Okanagan men and women who served on land, sea, and in the sky. The Military Museum is packed with artifacts from historical and contemporary military operations such as uniforms, insignia and badges. It has one of the best firearms collections in Canada.

Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum

Unearth the agricultural treasures that make our region unique at the Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum. Vibrantly decorated fruit crates, a live beehive and cherry pitting equipment are yours to explore. Discover how the booming Okanagan wine industry has diversified our landscape with stories of wine makers, entrepreneurs and local wineries. Uncover the rich history of two of our world-class industries along with the dedication involved in their success!

Okanagan Heritage Museum

470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6S7

Okanagan Military Museum

1424 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2A5

Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum

Located inside the Laurel Packinghouse
1304 Ellis Street

Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1Z8

What's Happening

Lunch at the Museums: Pi Day
The Laurel Packinghouse
Mar. 14 | 12-2pm | Free entry
Pie and coffee available for purchase

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. what better way to celebrate than with pie, locally crafted from delicious Okanagan fruit? As you enjoy the bounty of the land, learn fruity facts at the Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum.

Spring Break Sesqui-ventures
Okanagan Heritage Museum
Mar. 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31 | 11am-3pm
Suggested $5 family donation

Experience the nature and the history of the Okanagan through hands-on exploration at Kelowna’s museums. Drop-in family adventures are designed for adults and children to enjoy together. Check the website to learn more about the lineup of activities.

Sesqui-licious Nosh
The Laurel Packinghouse
Apr. 6 | 4-6pm | Free
Another month, another Sesqui-licious Nosh! Taste local ciders, wine or spirits, nibble made-in-the-Okanagan treats, and unwind in a convivial historical space.

Celebrate Biodiversity on Earth Day
Okanagan Heritage Museum
Apr. 22 | 11am-3pm | Suggested $5 donation
Celebrate Earth Day and join the party! Enjoy family friendly activities and refreshments at the grand opening of the new Biodiversity exhibit. Better yet, ride to the museum and make the day even greener! The Queensway Transit Exchange and cycling paths may offer a good connection between the museum and your home.

Okanagan Regional Heritage Fair
The Laurel Packinghouse
Apr. 25 | 3-4pm | Free
The research is done, the projects have been judged, and the students are ready to show off their hard work! Join us for the public viewing of the Okanagan Regional Heritage Fair! Winners will move on to compete at the provincial level.

For more information
kelownamuseums.ca/events
education@kelownamuseums.ca
Call Jen at 250.868.4836

Open / Season

Open year round

Payment Options

Museum admission is by donation

Accessibility

Yes

RV Facilities

No