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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 17 August 2018
Londonisok
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London, United Kingdom
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A great source of Okanagan Valley history

We stopped into the Sncewips Heritage Museum after finding it on TripAdvisor. I was keen to learn a... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Marie M
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Brisbane, Australia
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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 17 August 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.

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Reviewed 27 July 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

Thank Marie M
Coralee M, Museum Assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 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 6 June 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

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Coralee M, Museum Assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 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 31 March 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!

1  Thank Rolf1962
Reviewed 3 March 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

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

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

Reviewed 23 February 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

1  Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

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

1  Thank QuibSmib
Reviewed 9 August 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

1  Thank FloortjeMolenaar
Coralee M, Museum Assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 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 2 May 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

1  Thank ChrisIrene1942
Coralee M, museum assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 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)

Reviewed 5 September 2015

This is a brand new museum highlighting the culture of the Westbank First Nation. The articles on display when I went last year were fully interpreted and one could wander around reading and interacting with the exhibits. One can never under estimate the power of...More

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Coralee M, museum assistant at Sncewips Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you so much for your review, it fills us with joy to know that we provided a good experience to our visitors, We hope to see you visit again Lim Limt ( thank you)

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