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Great for Getting a Feel for the Area's History

My nearly 9-year-old spent over an hour at the museum and enjoyed every minute there, learning... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2019
kpwerker
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Vancouver
If you like small town history and love this area, this is an awesome place.

Now, I don't just give this place a great review because my mom was a founding member - the museum... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2019
Nuwanda_59
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Kamloops, Canada
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Hours vary with season, full time in summer, weekends only otherwise. Our displays include First Nations, pioneer items including an 1880's cabin, mining, logging & ranching. Displays are curated annually. We also have an extensive archive of...more
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167 Vermilion Avenue, Princeton, British Columbia V0X 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

My nearly 9-year-old spent over an hour at the museum and enjoyed every minute there, learning about local history of First Nations inhabitants and white settlers. Ask for the scavenger hunt, which is more involved than just ticking things off a list, and really got...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

Now, I don't just give this place a great review because my mom was a founding member - the museum has really worked hard to put out great displays of the local area and people over the years. Find out when it is open, and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

lots of different displays on the history of the area, the displays are also changed regularly so you can see different displays at different times, can come back and revisit without seeing same things over and over

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

By donation, run by volunteers, great community. A great way to learn about the history of the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank katyliz2009
Reviewed September 8, 2018

It was a good museum with lots to see. Clean and tidy and friendly people working there. Great for a little family time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaryAnne0413
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We were in Princeton and we're having lunch near by, we thought we would check out the museum the cost is 5 per adult but it is well worth it. Very cool dinosaur bones and rocks, local arts and historic items. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

It was a smaller museum that was well put together with great displays. If you are interested in history or geology. It would be of interest to you. Very clean. The rock collection is outstanding. If you are here, worth the hour or so it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SteveS849
Reviewed July 16, 2017

My daughter in law and I visited the museum and came away with amazing history of Princeton. We really enjoyed the dark room with glowing rocks and the beautiful leather and beaded dress which was hand done by an aboriginal woman. The Allison Family tree...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 3AmigosloveOsoyoos
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

One of the best museums I've been in. True to the history of the area with several authentic surprises that add to the experience!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Susietomato
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

It's a really great museum and all about the history of the town. It's all by donations. They also have a really cool rock exhibit if your into that type of stuff.

Date of experience: May 2017
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