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Okanagan Military Museum

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great historical museum

this is a great place for the okanagan history , great place to look and see what the past was like... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2019
Dazbc2014
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Kelowna, Canada
See it through a solider's eyes

This museum's admission is by donation. The person at the front desk was welcoming and told me to... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
travellingshow2013
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Red Deer, Canada
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Meet the people from Okanagan Valley who served in the armed forces. Step inside this museum, and you will feel the passion of the volunteers who founded it. It is packed with uniforms, insignia, badges, and one of the best firearms collections in...more
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1424 Ellis St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A5, Canada
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

this is a great place for the okanagan history , great place to look and see what the past was like . worth going !!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dazbc2014
KelownaMuseumsSoc, Web & Social Media Coordinator at Okanagan Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Thank you for the wonderful review, Dazbc2014!

Reviewed September 7, 2018

This museum's admission is by donation. The person at the front desk was welcoming and told me to enjoy the musuem and try on some of the clothing if I wanted to. Most of the exhibits had quotes from soldiers or shown from the soldier's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travellingshow2013
KelownaMuseumsSoc, Web and Social Media Coordinator at Okanagan Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Okanagan Military Museum. Thank you for leaving such a nice review, travellingshow2013.

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

this is not a huge place by any means but good for a hour if you read the displays.. Lots of info and history. some good displays. No admission except for donation... well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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KelownaMuseumsSoc, Web & Social Media Coordinator at Okanagan Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review solaris_pete. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the museum!

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Although small in square footage it is jam packed with multitudinous World War Wonders! It is obvious that a lot of time, effort & attention went into the presentation of this collection. A lot to read if you are so inclined ! We spent 45...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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KelownaMuseumsSoc, Web & Social Media Coordinator at Okanagan Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you for the great review Heather R!

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I was in town for a conference and did a walk about town to see what it had to offer of interest. To my surprise there was a small military museum that stumbled upon next to the community center . Free entry however I left...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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KelownaMuseumsSoc, Web & Social Media Coordinator at Okanagan Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

FamilySpringBreak, It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed the Okanagan Military Museum. Thank you for leaving a review!

Reviewed December 29, 2017

There are a lot of interesting facts and visual aids to show what it was like to live during our 2 world wars from a Canadian Perspective. Knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: November 2017
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KelownaMuseumsSoc, other at Okanagan Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Thank-you for the great review! We are very happy you enjoyed yourself.

Reviewed November 26, 2017

Small local museum that showcases some of the region's military history. Entry was by donation. Nice stop when walking the cultural district. Plan on spending maybe 30 minutes or less here.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kel0wnian
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Not many think about Canada's role in major world military conflicts especially in the two great world wars, fewer think about the men and women, from the Okanagan, who served and those who gave their lives in these wars. The Okanagan Military Museum vividly presents...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Very small museum, but worth a visit. Good displays- kind of sad. Interesting military history for Kelowna.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

It is only once you have visited this museum that you begin to get a sense of how involved the Canadian Forces were in just about every major conflict that threatened our way of life and our liberties. I left profoundly impressed and grateful.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank prohatyn
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