We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
+1 250-495-7901
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Interesting and informative

Do take time to go on the walk about and view the displays. Beautiful displays and good In sight... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Valerie8825
,
Chilliwack, Canada
via mobile
Insightful and informative

I have recently relocated from Ontario to Oliver. I had family down visiting from Quebec and came... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Edward T
via mobile
Read all 405 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The Nk’mip Desert Cultural Centre is a 9,000 square-foot interpretive centre that exhibits 2 films, the Inkameep Day School Art Collection, indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, a 1.5 km walking trail, and reconstructed traditional Okanagan village, and (visitor favourite) interpreter hosted programs which boast a fun filled experience for all ages! The centre is also an architectural marvel, and was built from local, sustainable materials.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“snake show” (22 reviews)
“first nations” (32 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION
1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 250-495-7901
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Osoyoos
from US$76.70
More Info
from US$115.50
More Info
from US$121.25
More Info
from US$109.86
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (405)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"snake show"
in 22 reviews
"first nations"
in 32 reviews
"cultural experience"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 22 reviews
"short movie"
in 7 reviews
"metal sculptures"
in 6 reviews
"walking trails"
in 8 reviews
"nk mip"
in 6 reviews
"the loop"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 9 reviews
"guided tour"
in 16 reviews
"indian band"
in 9 reviews
"off season"
in 8 reviews
"young people"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"osoyoos area"
in 4 reviews
"snakes"
in 72 reviews
Filter

11 - 20 of 376 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Do take time to go on the walk about and view the displays. Beautiful displays and good In sight into the indegenious people's from the area.

Thank Valerie8825
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you for reviewing us. In short, what you have written is essentially, who we are. There is beauty where you choose to find it. Lim Limt (Thank you)

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I have recently relocated from Ontario to Oliver. I had family down visiting from Quebec and came across Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre website via the Osoyoos visitor guide. We were welcomed by the Marketing director who was very informative, insightful and passionate. We learned a...More

Thank Edward T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

An absolutely stunning landscape surrounds this cultural centre. Being the off season, we had a self guided tour of the centre and the grounds. We expected to pay the regular admission but were told, because it was the off season we could tour the facility...More

Thank Margaret A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Don’t miss out on this if you go through Osoyoos. It’s is fantastic so informative and so famous for all the right reasons. Great for all ages. So well laid out staff really no their skills and make this memorable. Great food and wine at...More

Thank frankfJ7773WA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 January 2018

You could spend a lot of time here. We walked around and enjoyed reading all the information, very interesting. The surroundings are beautiful too.

Thank stickymission
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We went on a guided tour through the grounds of the centre. The guide was very knowledgeable and had so much insight! Great place to learn about the history of the Osoyoos Indian Band!

Thank Selina1988
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been a number of times with our visitors. History and what this band has done for their people are amazing. Chief Louis is such a forward thinking person. Very impressed with their success.

Thank fsdmaw2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This winery never disappoints. Staff knowledgeable and are happy to answer any questions. Had to make a few purchases as I’ve enjoyed their wine in the past and the samples did not disappoint. This winery is also on the ‘Bead Trail’ so had to purchase...More

Thank JAKE002
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We totally enjoyed​ or time in the museum. It offers great value for the admission fee. The video presentations were very informative.

Thank Pearl B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My husband and I spent a really enjoyable and interesting afternoon at the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre. We loved the exhibits and visual entertainment, and we also went on the circular walk which was very informative with description posted along the way of the type...More

Thank Theresia G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Lim Limt (Thank you) for your positive review of our Centre. It was a pleasure discussing aboriginality within our province and country. We appreciate your visit and will be sure to pass on your compliments of our gift shop to our retail manager. Come back...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 hotels in Osoyoos
Spirit Ridge
1,549 reviews
.17 km away
Best Western Plus Sunrise Inn
688 reviews
1.35 km away
Adriatic Motel
12 reviews
1.47 km away
The Riviera Motel
30 reviews
1.47 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Nk'Mip Cellars Patio Restaurant
349 reviews
.08 km away
Campo Marina Italian Restaurant
752 reviews
1.49 km away
Sage Pub & Liquor Store
291 reviews
1.46 km away
McKia's
167 reviews
1.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kettle Valley Golf Club
6 reviews
.40 km away
Nk'Mip Cellars
217 reviews
.07 km away
Moon Curser Vineyards
89 reviews
.60 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Windsoront
15 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Good morning. Typically we are open in October, however admission would be by donation unless other wise specified.
0
Votes
Les B
2 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Good morning. The Centre (as well as Osoyoos in general) winds down slowly around this time. There wouldn't be any guided tours or extra programs like we would during the summer months but it does give the opportunity to... More
1
Vote
Pat155013
28 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Marketing Manager Derek Bryson here, the Centre hasn't decided the summer schedule but typically we've been open starting at 9:30am until 5:00 or 6pm. We will be updating the website once we can nail down a more exact time... More
0
Votes
;