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Father Pandosy Mission

South of the city center at the corner of Benvoulin and Casorso rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-860-8369
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Excellent stop, very informative and beautiful!

We stopped into Father Pandosy Misssion today while visiting Kelowna from Nova Scotia. What a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christy C
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Shag Harbour, Canada
Excellent for all ages, Educational Historical

This is a great place for all ages, really can show kids or anyone what it was like for the people... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
alex s
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Canada
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The first non-native settlement in the Okanagan Valley was a mission established on this site in 1859 by Father Pandosy. Take a self-guided tour of the replicated mission buildings and a collection of horse-drawn carriages.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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South of the city center at the corner of Benvoulin and Casorso rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
South Pandosy - K.L.O.
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+1 250-860-8369
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped into Father Pandosy Misssion today while visiting Kelowna from Nova Scotia. What a beautiful spot with all the log buildings. The thing thatsuprised me was that we were the only ones there. Not even a worker in sight, just a donation box if...More

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a great place for all ages, really can show kids or anyone what it was like for the people who started life in the Okanagan Valley. A very valuable asset to Kelowna. Ideal to take children here to give them a real idea...More

Thank alex s
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting walk through time learning how people lived, the tools they used and stories and newspaper articles about the people. It is by donation, there is a box to put money in on the property.

Thank Rod R
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Was driving by and stopped in to see what it was and was surprised at what was there. Got a quick little history lesson and learned a bit more about the settlers

Thank mexicanbound5
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A very interesting historical site. Pioneer buildings and farm machinery. The founding fathers of Kelowna. Often have special events with old time dressed participants. Fruit stands and vineyards nearby. A popular attraction.

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Well preserved piece of local history. A must see anytime of year. Kids will enjoy running from building to building. While parents take the time to see the beginnings of kelowna.

Thank robo33
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Everyone should check out this interesting place. It was an eye opener to see how people lived and how they built their houses and out buildings long ago.

Thank fabrian8
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great place to visit. Free admission and donations accepted. Picnic tables and several old buildings with old equipment displayed on grounds. Allow at least half hour!

Thank 80angelam
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great place to visit if you are a tourist or if you live in the area. Wonderful local history and tons to see. Also a great place for family picnics or a wedding. Be sure to bring your camera as it is...More

Thank kekastone
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I really suggest everyone including families to really study about history of one of greatest pioneers of Kelowna. The birth of a city, the labors from new Canadians who started farming back in the 1800s mostly stories about the Chinese migrants who worked day and...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
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