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the greater vernon Museum & archives


GVMA is an active and enthusiastic civic partner in the vibrant, diverse North Okanagan community. GVMA is dedicated to encouraging a deeper understanding of the North Okanagan through stories, objects, exhibits, archives, and shared experiences. 

We are currently open by appointment to individuals or single household cohorts.

We also invite you to keep up-to-date and stay in touch through our digital channels. Follow us on Facebook,Instagram, and  Twitter for updates, news, and ways to engage with us digitally.


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December 2020: The Greater Vernon Archives are open to individuals by appointment.


As a public health precaution, the Museum exhibit spaces are closed to the public until further notice. 

Until then, please Explore our Virtual Exhibits, Online Resources,and the weeklyGazetteof archival photos and stories. As well, visit ourOnline Museum Gift Shop!

We look forward to welcoming back visitors soon.

Thank you for your understanding. 


Museum Hours (On Hold)

Tuesday and Thursday morning
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Wednesday afternoon
1:00 – 3:00 PM 

Archives Hours

Tuesday to Friday afternoons
1:00 – 4:00 PM


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Greater Vernon Museum & Archives is located on the Ancestral, Traditional and Unceded Territory of the Okanagan Nation and the Syilx People.