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Museum Hours
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday to Saturday
Archives Hours
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday to Friday
(limited access on Sat.)
Address
3009 - 32nd Avenue
Vernon, BC
Canada
V1T 2L8
Tel: 250-542-3142

 

THE BEGINNINGS OF EARLY VERNON
(CLASSROOM PRESENTATION)

Content ~ The history of pioneer settlement and early growth of our area is told through archival photographs and artifacts from the museum’s collection.  The time period covered is from the 1860’s to the 1910’s – from the era of gold mining and cattle ranching, to the construction of the Shuswap & Okanagan Railroad and the resulting rapid expansion of the community.

Cost ~ $50 per class

Length ~ Approximately 90 minutes

Grade levels ~ Grades 3 - 9

School to provide ~ trolley and table to display artifacts

Follow-up ~ Early Vernon Museum Tour and the Travelling Memory Trunk