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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
201-1979 Old Okanagan Hwy | Estates Square - Westbank, West Kelowna, British Columbia V4T 3A4, Canada
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
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.
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.
Date of experience: July 2018
Coralee M, Museum Assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018
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
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
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
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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!
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
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)
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)