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What We Do

The Lake Country Museum is dedicated to preserving our history  (view our collections policies) and presenting it to our visitors as well as providing our community opportunities to learn.

Some projects that we regularly undertake:

  • Offer 13 weeks of Day Camps outside the school calendar
  • Maintain an evolving permanent exhibition at the Museum
  • Collect, preserve and display artifacts representing our local history
  • Collect and preserve historic photographs and albums
  • Collect manuscripts and records of organizations and businesses
  • Support a bursary (The Arnold Award) for students at George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country
  • Interpret our history to our community and visitors
  • Offer public and school lectures on local history topics and issues
  • Take videos of local events to document our history
  • Interview local residents and write family histories
  • Work with UBCO student researchers
  • Maintain a website, a Blog, a Facebook presence and an Instagram account
  • Collaborate with CentrePiece, an Okanagan Centre community event
  • Host the OK Patio Café, a lovely lake view, summer restaurant

As special projects we recently have:

Special projects in progress are:

  • Creating QR codes for some of the exhibits in the Museum
  • Creating History pins at various local areas of interest
  • Collaborating with the Oyama Community Hall Association to install a permanent, legacy exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Oyama Hall and Community Club.
  • Creating heritage markers placed along the Okanagan Rail Trail.

Are you interested in joining us? There are numerous opportunities for you, whatever your interest. Contact us for further details.

Annual Reports

2020 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report


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