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Saturday, July 24, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sun Valley Mall
Vernon, British Columbia
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Arts, Culture and Heritage
The Vernon Military Camp has existed since 1912 serving Canada through both World Wars, the Korean War and as a training centre for cadets and the Canadian Forces since 1949.
This exhibit focuses primarily on the Canadian Battle Drill School Training Centre located at the Coldstream Ranch from 1942 to early 1946. Photos, documents and never before seen film footage depict the vital and advanced combat training Canadian Soldiers received.
Bookings for private or group tours for the exhibit are limited to 9am -10am Tuesdays - Sundays or anytime from 9am-3pm on Mondays.
Cost for a private in-person tour is $50.00 to a maximum of 35 people (this number will be dependent on the public health restrictions for COVID at the time of tour)
Cost for a virtual tour is $25.00 and last approximately 45 minutes. Your tour host will be one of the museum staff or volunteers and able to answer questions as you move through the tour.
Entrance for walk-ins is by donation.
(These tours are free to members and registered sponsors)
Call 250-501-1125 to book a tour or visit our website