The museum itself is small but very well set up. The park outside is a wonderful walk among the pit houses.
The exhibits that were seen were easy to read and understand. The displays were interesting and the outdoor exhibits were a look back into the history of the region. The First Nations of Canada survived in drastically changing climates.
A good overview of the heritage of local aboriginal history. Visitors to the heritage park should be able to walk a fair distance in order to view the whole area. During summer months go in the morning to avoid the heat.
We were anxious yo understand more about the culture of First Nations people during our visit to Canada and this Museum certainly helped. Apart from the displays in the museum, you can also visit the replica winter shelters in the grounds. An excellent museum - thank you!
We took our preschool age child and a few of his friends to the Secwepemc Museum and Heritage park for a picnic lunch and a tour of the museum. The outdoor heritage park is lovely - open with winding paths all of the flora and fauna are marked with signs (which is nice when your children say "what's this? What's... More
The artifacts in the museum are great to view and iyou can spend a while studying the beautiful caraftsmanship of various items. The heritage park gives you a glimse into the living accomodations at the time.
An orientation film tells this First Nation's story, then you proceed to two small exhibit rooms. There is a clear narrative voice about the abuses suffered under the Indian schools system, the loss of lands and the resilience of the people. There is a self guided walk with accompanying pamphlet about the plants that were harvested by the people in... More
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