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a tucked away treasure chest of local Indigenous history

Local First Nation ran and every piece/artifact is local. When you phone ahead and bring a group... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
738allanw
Very Informative Experience

We visited with children between the ages of 11-15. A small building but with a guided talk it was... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
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The Sncewips (sen-ch-wee-ps) Heritage Museum represents the heritage of Westbank First Nation (WFN) and the stories of the syilx/ Okanagan Nation as a whole, First Nations people across Canada, and the World. We believe in the power of our own voice...more
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201-1979 Old Okanagan Hwy | Estates Square - Westbank, West Kelowna, British Columbia V4T 3A4, Canada
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Local First Nation ran and every piece/artifact is local. When you phone ahead and bring a group, the museum will have a tour guide bring you through the museum and fill you with information and knowledge about every piece found there! It is set up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 738allanw
Coralee M, Museum assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2019

Wow thank you so much for the kind words, we are so happy that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We visited with children between the ages of 11-15. A small building but with a guided talk it was so informative about the history of the indigenous people.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Londonisok
Coralee M, Museum docent at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2019

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit, we hope that you will visit us again

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We stopped into the Sncewips Heritage Museum after finding it on TripAdvisor. I was keen to learn a bit about the history of the Indigenous people from the region. We didn’t plan a tour but arrived just as Jordan was about to start one. What...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Coralee M, Museum Assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Hello Marie, Thank you so much for choosing us and for your kind words , we are very happy that you enjoyed the tour from Jordan. We hope you and your family will visit us again

Reviewed June 5, 2017

Even though she was not feeling well, Crystal graciously gave us a very in depth explanation of her culture and of the many items that were used by her people. I learned many things that I did not know about the lives of the indigenous...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Coralee M, Museum Assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

We thank you for choosing us while on your vacation. We are very happy that you enjoyed your tour with Krystal, she is the newest member of our team and is very knowledgeable about syilx culture and language. We hope that you will visit us...More

Reviewed March 31, 2017

Jordan gave our group a tour, full of stories and informations. We all left the place deeply impressed and I would highly recommend this place for everybody who lives in the area!

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

We had a very positive experience at the Sncewips Heritage Museum. It is small but full of artefacts that lead to revealing stories about the syilx culture in the Okanagan. The visit wouldn't have been nearly as interesting had it not been for our inspiring...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Dee_Canuck001
Coralee M, Front Office Manager at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

I came along with my daughter's grade 7 field trip. The hostess, Coralee, was very informative and engaging. She also had a great sense of humour. The museum is not very big but they have some wonderful artifacts and important piece of the Okanagan People....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great knowledgeable staff guide you through the museum, which features syilx culture as well as samplings of others.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank QuibSmib
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We had family over visiting us from The Netherlands and decided to visit this museum. It exceeded our expectations! Our group of nine: six adults and three teenagers, were welcomed and got a private tour of the museum. We all loved the stories and learned...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Coralee M, Museum Assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2016

We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit to our museum, we are grateful that you and your family decided to stop by on your vacation. Lim Limt ( thank you)

Reviewed May 1, 2016

We arrived after closing time and were standing there, deciding what to do instead when the Jordan, the Curatorial Heritage Researcher came out to see us and invited us in. He gave us 40 minutes of his time to explain the history of the Westbank...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Coralee M, museum assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2016

Thank you for writing such a nice review, we pride ourselves on being flexible and passionate about everything we do here at the museum, especially Jordan! Lim Limt (thank you)

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