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Runs from Thursday May 11 2023 to Saturday June 17 2023

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


Caetani Cultural Centre
3401 Pleasant Valley Road
Vernon BC V1T 4L4

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Join our interpreters and discover the secrets and rumors of this 125+ year-old heritage house museum with an intriguing and disturbing history.

Learn why Leone Caetani, an Italian prince and duke, left his royal titles and family fortune behind to move to Vernon with his beautiful, young mistress and their creative and talented daughter.

Find out why the women went into seclusion in their home for 25 years?

See the incredible Caetani collection of artworks, exquisite 1920s fashions, family heirlooms, photographs, and home movies!

NEW ARTWORK ON DISPLAY. View the latest rotation of detailed and intriguing large-scale watercolor paintings from Sveva Caetani’s Recapitulation series that recalls her life’s journey.

Guided tours last about an hour and a half with an additional time to look around.

View the Caetani Centre collections at your leisure with a self-guided drop-in tour, available during office hours. Private tours are also available for groups of six or more. Please visit for more information.

Be Air Aware! The Caetani Centre is a scent-free building. Scented products can aggravate health problems for some people, especially those with asthma, allergies, and other medical conditions. Please do not wear scented items. Thank you for your understanding.

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