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Downtown Vernon Mural Tours

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Address: #101 3334 30th Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia V1T 2C8, Canada
Phone Number: 250 545-5851
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The Vernon Heritage Mural Tour takes you on a trip back into the past...

The Vernon Heritage Mural Tour takes you on a trip back into the past through Historic Downtown Vernon.Let our tour guide, the Conductor, tell you the stories of the people that helped build our city from the frontier to the vibrant, multicultural city it is today.

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The sectarian Belfast of the west, without the sectarianism!!

Last December I had the pleasure of visiting Belfast, Northern Ireland, and saw the many political and historical murals around the city, on both sides of the divide. When I came... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Last December I had the pleasure of visiting Belfast, Northern Ireland, and saw the many political and historical murals around the city, on both sides of the divide. When I came to Vernon, the first thing that I thought was that this is the Canadian Belfast(mural wise) Brilliantly painted murals about the history, industry, cultures, modern multiculturalism and patriotism to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Enjoyed the walk to see all the murals, stopped in to a local pub for a refreshing drink and shopped in unique stores . The easy to follow guide is found all over Vernon.

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This outdoor tour of all the murals can be tailored to your needs. You can make it as long or short you would like. the city of Vernon has some tour booklets which gives you the history behind the paintings and what they represent. We have done the tour a few times and it is very interesting Since all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Well with the wander around the downtown to explore the almost 30 murals that adorn the walls of downtown and tell the tale of Vernon Definitely better to do as a walking excursion rather than by car, as there are often hidden pieces of the murals around the corner of the wall. The art is really spectacular, especially as the... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Having been new arrivals to the Vernon area, we were happy to see the beautiful murals created throughout the downtown core area. They totally tell the story of the history of both Vernon and the surrounding area. I read a previous review comparing them to the ones depicted in Chemainus and yes these ones are totally unique to here. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The murals are very well done, with many hours of volunteer work put into them, and have some interesting stories behind them

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Murals are beautifully painted on different walls in downtown Vernon. I walked across the downtown core one evening. I applaud Vernon for trying to embellish their downtown with those murals like they did in Chemainus, BC, but is is no Chemainus. Chemainus is a little town on Vancouver island which started painting murals some decades ago. If you have the... More 

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