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 this?") and it also includes some information about traditional uses. The winter "pit houses" are very cool - you can go inside them and have lunch at the little benches and get a sense of what it was like to live in one. There are several pit houses and then some more in various stages of build so you can see how they were built. All of the outdoor attractions have lots of signage with information. The highlight was the board walk that circles the archeological site where the original pit houses were. Not only is it interesting the kids loved to run around and around the circle.
We were met at the inside of the museum by a guide who took us gently by the hand and showed us around. She sang the children a lullaby and played the drum for them and even let them see the canoe toy her father had made for her when she was little. The kids LOVED it and were entranced by the signing and the drumming. She then taught them to say "thank you" and to count to 10. She showed us all of the exhibits and had a lot of personal connections that were interesting to us.
Although not huge it has enough to see to be interesting and we enjoyed it
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