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Collections: Exhibits & Displays

Within the Museum are several Exhibit cases, e.g. the Patent Medicine exhibit; Okanagan Indian artifacts. More extensive exhibits that can be created in the museum or on-line are Exhibitions. All 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 created by Museum volunteers Karen and Glen Gibbons.

Other Displays are the Heritage Markers located in each of the four wards of Lake Country, and along the Okanagan Rail Trail.

The current display at the District of Lake Country office highlights the Wentworth cabin. Situated on the museum grounds, the cabin is open to the public during museum hours. It was constructed and lived in by the Wentworth brothers, Cyril... [Continue Reading]

‘Tea Time’ is the current display at the District of Lake Country offices. There are English and Asian tea pots and tea cups. A number of interesting tea tins from the Lake Country Museum’s collection are also included. Tins from... [Continue Reading]

The display at the offices of the District of Lake Country celebrates Canada’s 150th year of Confederation. It features maps showing the changes to the country, from pre-European contact to the current time. On display is a copy of a... [Continue Reading]

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]