kelowna art gallery

About: Explore changing exhibitions of both historical and contemporary Canadian art in four gallery spaces, including an outdoor courtyard area. Attend art classes and workshops, and art camps, and the popular Family Sundays. READ MORE

+ Ongoing Events + Programs

  • Ongoing events (family-friendly):
    • Little Warhols. Free drop in art program for kids 5 and under. select Saturdays 10AM-12 PM. Click here
    • Family Sundays. Hands-on art making program for families, Sundays 12-4 PM. 5$ per participant. Click here

Where: 1315 Water St, downtown KELOWNA (see map)

Hours: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM | Thur: 10 AM - 9 PM | Sun: 12 – 4 PM | Mon: Closed (Subject to change. Double check with business)

Admission: Individual: $5 | Students/Seniors: $4 | Family: $10 | Ten or more: $40 | FREE: Children under 12, Members, and all day Thursdays

Okanagan heritage museum

About: Discover the natural and human history of Kelowna. Learn how the Okanagan valley was formed, step into the world of the syilx/Okanagan people, learn about the arrival of traders and settlers, and peer into the windows of an original Chinatown shop. READ MORE

FYI: This venue is also home to the Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame. Read more

Where: 470 Queensway, downtown KELOWNA (see map)

Hours: Mon – Sat 10 AM – 5 PM | Sun Closed

Admission: By donation. Suggested $5 per person/$15 per family.

Okanagan wine and orchard museum

About: Unearth the agricultural treasures that make the Okanagan unique. Vibrantly painted fruit crates, live bee hives and cherry pitting equipment are yours to explore. Discover how the booming Okanagan wine industry has diversified our landscape with stories of wine makers, entrepreneurs and local wineries. READ MORE

Where: 1304 Ellis St, inside the Laurel Packinghouse downtown KELOWNA (see map)

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM | Sunday – Monday Closed (except when public event running)

Admission: By donation. Suggested Donation $5 per person/$15 per family.

Okanagan military museum

About: Packed with uniforms, insignia, badges, and firearms. Investigate artifacts from the Boer War, World Wars, the Korean War, and other military operations. The Okanagan Military Museum is devoted to the preservation and awareness of Okanagan military heritage. READ MORE

Where: 1424 Ellis St, downtown KELOWNA (see map)

Hours: Tues – Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM | Sun – Mon: Closed (except when public event running)

Admission: By donation. Suggested $5 per person/$15 per family.

Okanagan science centre

About: OSC offers a unique collection of hands-on exhibits that are based on scientific principles. In addition to general tours, the museum offers special programs including school camps, parties, and field trips. READ MORE

Upcoming events: Click here

Where: 2704 Hwy 6, VERNON (see map)

Hours: Tues – Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM | Sat: 11 AM – 5 PM | Sun – Mon Closed

Admission: Adults: $8 | Youth (3-18): $5 | Families (up to 6 people): $20 | Seniors 55+: $5 | Free: Members, Children under 2