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Penticton Museum & Archives

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Surprisingly Good Museum

Its a small museum set up by the city, I guess. The entrance is by donation. It has various stuffed... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Interesting place

If you are going to penticton you definitely need to check this place out. Entrance fee is by... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Edmonton, Canada
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24 Oct 2018
“Surprisingly Good Museum”
21 Aug 2018
“Interesting place”
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Its a small museum set up by the city, I guess. The entrance is by donation. It has various stuffed birds display and old displays. If you in the city, I recommend visiting it, It will only take an hour or so to visit the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

If you are going to penticton you definitely need to check this place out. Entrance fee is by donation. My kids love the activities. You will learn some interesting facts about the city and the whole Okanagan. I would recommend this place to my friends...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Better than expected. One difficulty is access to a washroom. Need to find security guard for a key. But he has to go outside to do rounds and is often unavailable. Otherwise, it's a worthwhile visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Diane J
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My children (9 & 11) and I passed an interesting 90 minutes here. The museum is free to enter, with a donation box. The place is just one room and feels like a bunch of collections have been banged up against each other. Various areas...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank S L
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Have visited the museum for years. Always adding and changing, different artifacts and displays every time I visit. A very great museum, put it on your list when you come to Penticton.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 170sheilas
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a small but very interesting museum. Admission by donation. Great spot to take kids for an hour or so.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Laura C
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Love the displays! Led a school group through, and the kids were enthralled. They especially liked playing in the old fashioned shop (complete with vintage cash register) and dressing up with the costumes :) The displays change often, and it is right by the library,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank JessicaMDunlop
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We were in Penticton at a museum conference so it was natural that we would visit the museum. It is really worth a visit, the staff was great and the collection is quite diverse starting with the geological formation of the area right through the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

I went to the musem and had a blast a sthe history is what makes me very happy cause I use to live in Penticton when I was 12 years old until about twenty and it was a blast living in Penticton and I still...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 30 July 2014

A tiny tiny museum but with a lot of character! The permanent exhibition is all about Penticton and the Okanagan Valley and even if is just one room, it is very well organized and defintely well thought, as it is divided in 6 sections, each...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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