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Collections: Exhibits & Displays

Within the Museum are several Exhibit cases, e.g. the Patent Medicine exhibit; Okanagan Indian artifacts. These are created by curator, Dan Bruce.

The Museum mounts a DISPLAY in the lobby of the Municipal offices of the District of Lake Country at 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country. These displays are very ably created by Museum volunteers Karen and Glen Gibbons.

We dug into the Museum toy box to fill the current display at the District of Lake Country Offices. It includes vintage games such as Pig in the Clover, Dominoes, and Autobridge Junior. Featured toys in the showcase are a... [Continue Reading]

Gray Monk Estate Winery is the oldest Lake Country winery, having been established in 1972. Numerous others followed, including Arrowleaf, Ex Nihilo, Intrigue, 50th Parallel, Blind Tiger, and Living Water. The current display at the District of Lake Country offices... [Continue Reading]

If you’re looking for an interesting way to spend an hour in Lake Country try taking the Heritage Driving Tour. The tour features thirteen heritage locations as well as optional stops at wineries and points of interest. The tour can... [Continue Reading]

The current display at the District of Lake Country office supports the exhibition, The Okanagans and their Neighbours: An Exhibition of the Okanagan Syilx People at the Lake Country Museum. The exhibit opens on January 22nd and runs until March 19th, 2016.... [Continue Reading]

The Okanagans are the indigenous people of the Okanagan Valley — the Syilx people. There are eight member communities within the Okanagan Nation. They are, from north to south: Upper Nicola Band, Okanagan Indian Band, Westbank First Nation, Penticton Indian Band, Upper... [Continue Reading]

Movember is over! The current exhibit at the District of Lake Country offices features 70 glass Christmas tree ornaments. Most of them are molded glass and hand-painted. Some of the ornaments have interesting shapes including cones, bells, a fruit basket,... [Continue Reading]

The display at the offices of the District of Lake Country is titled Movember, in support of men’s health issues (Movember Foundation). There are photos of several men with ties to Lake Country’s history. These men sport a variety of... [Continue Reading]

‘Hit Parade’ is the current display at the District of Lake Country office. It contains recorded music in several forms including Edison cylinder gramophone recordings, 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm records, cassette tapes, and CDs. Elvis Presley and Frank... [Continue Reading]