The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre (NIMC)- 306 Josephine St. New Denver, BC

A National Historic Site dedicated to telling the story of over 22,000 Japanese Canadians who were forcibly relocated during World War II. Located on the site of “The Orchard” internment camp, the NIMC contains original buildings, period artifacts and interpretive displays as well as the Heiwa Teien Peace Garden, designed by the renowned Japanese Canadian gardener, Tomomichi (Roy) Sumi.


The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre is opening May 1st!

Please see our news page for updates.

Prior to visiting, please see our COVID Safety Plan.


Hours of operation: Open May 1 to September 30 – 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Admission rate: $9.00/adult, $7.00/student or senior, $20/family

Annual passes: $20.00/adult. $15.00/student or senior, $40/family

For operational changes due to COVID-19 go to:

Contact Information | Telephone: 250-358-7288 | Email:

Off Season Contact | Village of New Denver | Telephone:  250-358-2316