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Lake Country Museum

11255 Okanagan Centre Rd W, Lake Country, British Columbia V4V 2J7, Canada
+1 250-766-0111
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If you enjoy quaint museums, you'll enjoy this one!

I have been coming to this museum every year. There is something about the small... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2017
Verdi-Girl
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BC, Canada
A hidden gem!

I was quite surprised at what an interesting and extensive collection is housed in this small and... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2015
Adam F
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Lake Country, Canada
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Step back in time at the historic Lake Country Museum!Established in 1985, the Museum is located in the former Okanagan Centre School. Through its exhibits and archives, the Museum tells the story of the District of Lake Country and its four wards of Winfield, Oyama, Carr’s Landing, and Okanagan Centre. The Museum’s artifacts include the histories of the orchard, wine, and ranching industries, turn of the century living, and collections from the early Japanese community.
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Apr 1, 2017
“If you enjoy quaint museums, you'll enjoy this one!”
Nov 12, 2015
“A hidden gem!”
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11255 Okanagan Centre Rd W, Lake Country, British Columbia V4V 2J7, Canada
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

I have been coming to this museum every year. There is something about the small schoolhouse-turned-museum that is so charming and peaceful. Usually when I visit (alone or with the kids) we are the only ones in the building, sometimes there are a couple others....More

Thank Verdi-Girl
Reviewed November 12, 2015

I was quite surprised at what an interesting and extensive collection is housed in this small and unassuming museum. As a new resident to the area I had been meaning to check out the museum but never expected it to be as good as it...More

1  Thank Adam F
Reviewed October 2, 2015

Interesting small community museum providing flavor of the lake. Just driving down the long slope of hill is interesting, especially if tied in with lunch at the OK PATIO CAFE directly next door. Nice salads, sandwiches, icecream, etc. ONLY open seasonally; was closing Sept. 8th?...More

Thank Dick-Pauline
Reviewed September 7, 2015

This former school house, presently a local museum is located across Lake Okanagan in beautiful Okanagan Centre on the lake, featuring life in this pitoresque community from years gone by. Well worth visiting with a visit to the beach and marina after

Thank MarcoGinny
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Local museum with changing feature displays. Check for open hours during the fall/winter. Old historical schoolhouse converted to museum with excellent local content. A must-see stop during your winery tour!

Thank Jaimito D
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Drop by this quaint little museum and get a feeling of what it was like decades ago in Lake Country. You could spend 20 minutes or two hours checking out all the interesting items. I have lived here for over 15 years and just visited...More

Thank Dianne D
Reviewed July 10, 2013

We fell upon this little gem whilst looking for somewhere to stop for a coffee – something in short supply in this area. What a lovely little museum with a nice young lad who was so welcoming and happy to give us as much information...More

Thank gardenofengland
Reviewed June 17, 2013

After all this time living in the area we saw the ad for the museum in a pamphlet. What a nice little treasure. Check it out

1  Thank Shidoll
Reviewed July 9, 2012

A terrific young, personable & knowledgable young man "Zach" gave us a wonderful journey through a small museum that shares a wealth of history in such a simplified interesting fashion. Well worth the stop & the informative tour by Zach. The ice cream next door...More

1  Thank BJM991
Reviewed June 11, 2012

Lake Country Museum is not big but within the walls of the old schoolhouse the collection contains a wealth of local history. Not only in it's archives and exhibits which are all being documented and preserved in a digital collection too but also with it's...More

1  Thank Anirtep
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