Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre, New Denver

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  • Shameful part of history the internment of the west coast Japanese in camps during WWII. Three small houses, original to the camps ,have been moved to New Denver to become part of a cultural museum. W...  more »
  • The Memorial Center is quite small and you can finish the tour in 20-30 mins. Entrance fee is $10. The staff gave us a short introduction of the history of Japanese Canadian at that time. There are a ...  more »
  • Great review of Canadian History during WW 2 in how Canada detained Japanese Canadians. Historical buildings, artifacts and an outline of the history of the people and the era.  more »
  • Incredible museum and garden commemorating the Japanese in Canada during world war 2
  • It was absolutely gorgeous. It was so well maintained it looked right from Japan.
  • If you're a history buff or curious about the Japanese internment camps in the Kootenays, then it's worth a visit. New Denver is a quaint, relaxing place to visit as a tourist too.