Arts & Culture
Art and Culture are very important to Peachlanders. Something special about us is that many of our community members volunteer their time at the Art Gallery, Visitor Centre, or at events that promote our culture!
Peachland Art Gallery
Peachland Art Gallery, located in the same building as the Visitor Centre, is the cultural hub of our community. It hosts art exhibitions that promote the entire Okanagan and a diverse group of artists. They also host live music and dinner events.
Step back in time and explore Peachland’s past at the Peachland Museum. It is housed in a historic building that was constructed mostly by volunteers in 1910 and served as a Baptist Church. Its exhibits include a miniature of historic Beach Avenue, a working model of the Kettle Valley Railway, and more!
Peachland Visitor Centre
Let us help you make memories in our charming town! Whether you are a visitor who needs directions or advice on what to do, or a local who is looking for community information, we are here for you! Our historic building is over 100 years old and once served as a schoolhouse for the children of Peachland.
We are more than just a visitor centre— we are also an attraction where you can take a tour of our interpretive centre and learn about Peachland’s history. You can also learn about our bats— yes, bats! Our building is also home to a maternal bat colony; each year, mother bats spend the spring and summer in our attic and give birth to their young (called pups!) Don’t worry— if you are afraid of bats, they don’t come into contact with the public. We are very thankful for our bats because they are the reason why you won’t find any mosquitoes in Peachland. Our bats can eat over half their body weight in insects every single night.
For more information on Peachland’s Bats, visit the Bat Education & Ecological Protection Society (BEEPS).
Sncewips Heritage Museum
Since time immemorial, the Syilx/Okanagan People have lived on the land that we know today as the Okanagan. Our visitor centre resides on the unceded, traditional territory of the Syilx people. Sncewips Heritage Museum tells their story. They are a living museum, meaning that much of the artifacts they have on display they still use to this very day. Let their knowledgeable staff guide you through the museum and teach you about Syilx culture and history from ancient times to present. They are a located in West Kelowna about 25 minutes from downtown Peachland.
Visit the Westbank Museum to learn about the rich history of the West Kelowna (formerly known as Westbank and still known to many as Westbank!) West Kelowna/Westbank/Westbank First Nations has an interesting, controversial history that you can find on display at the Westbank Museum. You can learn a lot about the settlers and pioneer families there, and you can also take a tour of their Fur Trapper Cabin replica to learn what life was like in times of old.