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Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Nice museum and Visitor Centre

Stopped in to the Visitor Centre on my way from Kelowna to Oliver. Darci was very helpful in... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
David P
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New York City, New York
A great find attached to the Visitor Centre

I stopped at the Visitor Centre and found this excellent museum as part of the building. There was... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Palmetta1
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Vancouver, Canada
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25 Jun 2018
“Nice museum and Visitor Centre”
20 Feb 2018
“Not much here”
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We are a community museum as well as a Visitor Information Centre. We strive to promote our community's history and to give visitors outstanding service!
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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2376 Dobbin Rd, West Kelowna, British Columbia V4T 2H9, Canada
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Stopped in to the Visitor Centre on my way from Kelowna to Oliver. Darci was very helpful in explaining the various activities to do in the area. I received brochures and maps to help me plan my activities and I visited the museum at the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David P
WBM1978, Museum Coordinator and Visitor Information Counselor at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi David, Thank you so much for your kind review of our museum and visitor centre. We hope you will visit our community again! Warm regards, Darci

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We went in to get some directions and maps the staff person was not very knowledgable about the area around her. The museum is pretty small.More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rssrob
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear rssrob, Thank you for reviewing the Westbank Museum. We are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with our help the day you came in. Our staff are quite knowledgeable and resourceful so this was a surprising review to see. It would be...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Out of curiosity, I went in to take a look around and couldn't leave fast enough. The place is musty and collects sad old relics of the past. I realize it's a museum, but it certainly was not one of any interest to me. I'd...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank starina75
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Dear Starina75, Thank you for taking time to pop into the museum. We wish you enjoyed your experience more and are sorry to hear that it wasn't better for you. We work hard to preserve our artifacts and keep them true to their historic condition...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

I stopped at the Visitor Centre and found this excellent museum as part of the building. There was no charge to get in although donations are accepted. The place is packed with historical furnishings and paraphernalia that is well displayed in rooms that appear just...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Palmetta1
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Dear Palmetta1, Thank you for taking the time to give us a five star review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Westbank Museum and Visitor Centre.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice and informative staff. You can tell they are really passionate about their Westbank History. Nice and very educational museum with a great ,fun layout. Don't miss this stop through west Kelowna!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank christieh727
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Dear Christieh727, Thank you so much for recognizing our museum and staff. We appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review. We hope you come by again soon!

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Went with a class of students, the tour guide was very knowledgeable and patient with the children. I did not know we had such a gem in Westbank, it was terrific.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank SusanWestbank
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Thanks for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at the Westbank Museum!

Reviewed 9 February 2016

Small local museum with many interesting displays. They provide heritage seeds in the early spring and are very involved in the local community and culture.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank B C
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum! Come back soon :)

Reviewed 10 January 2016

Lived here 19 years, Finally earlier this year dropped in and gave them some old wooden apple boxes.I had a big two man cross cut saw that is near 100 years old. Dad used it as a kid, clearing timber up in Blue nose, by...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank paullacny
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Dear Paullacny, Thanks for the great review! Glad that our artifacts brought back some fond memories for you!

Reviewed 31 August 2015

This little museum is tucked away near the RCMP building in Westbank. It is small but surprisingly filled with all sorts of very interesting things - one being an actual working model of the local lumber mill. THAT is super cool!

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Ogopogo-Jo
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2015

We are to elated to hear such amazing compliments about our Museum and Visitor Centre. A warm and sincere appreciation! Thank you.

Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I went to the visitor Centre as a lost business traveler. what I found was 2 very good looking extremely helpful ladies Pauline and Jade . While they made some calls for me to find some accommodation in a very busy busy season I toured...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank trunorth2015
WBM1978, Manager at Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Dear Trunorth2015, We are so excited that you were pleased with our customer service at the museum and visitor centre. We are always happy to help our visitors find the most suitable accommodations for their needs and are glad you left satisfied!

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Emmabearx
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Completely free. The building also houses the Visitor's .Centre.
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