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Museum Hours
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday to Saturday
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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

 

MUSEUM FUR TRADE TOUR

Content ~ This follow-up visit to the museum consists of 3 stations:

  • A guided tour of the native and fur trade exhibits reinforces and extends the classroom presentation, “The Fur Trade ~ Canada & New Caledonia.  Students will study other items of significance to the fur trade including a Hudson Bay Co. trade rifle, items made with trade beads, a Coureur de Bois sash, a beaver top hat, a pack saddle, snowshoes, and samples of dried fish and native berries.
  • A museum volunteer will share information on how the trading process took place.  In addition, students will have an opportunity to play a trading game.
  • A self-discovery activity using maps of early explorers.

This tour has been designed to reinforce and expand on the information presented in the classroom.

Cost ~ No Charge

Length ~ Approximately 1 hour 45 minutes

Grade level ~ Grades 4 & 5

School to provide ~ at least 3 adults to assist with supervision.

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