Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre

306 Josephine St.
New Denver, BC V0G 1S0- Map It
(250) 358-7288

AAA Editor Notes

Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre is at 306 Josephine St. Dedicated to remembering the Japanese internment experience during World War II, the center commemorates the 22,000 Nikkei (people of Japanese descent) removed from their British Columbia homes and relocated to camps. Exhibits include a typical two-family shack, an outhouse and a peace garden. Tribute also is paid to the first generation of Japanese who arrived in Canada in 1877. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$8.50; $6.50 (ages 6-17, ages 60+ and students with ID); free (ages 0-5); $20 (family).
Hours: Daily 10:30-4:30, May-Sept. Phone ahead for guided tour information.