The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre

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 (NIMC) is located at 306 Josephine St. New Denver, BC

Hours of operation

Open Seasonally (May 1- September 29)

Monday -Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

7 days a week

Admission rate

Adult – $9
Student – $7
Senior – $7
Family – $20

Annual passes

Adult – $20
Student / Senior – $15

Tour inquiries & Special Access

Please contact our office to book a group tour or request special access outside of our regular hours or season.

Contact Information

Telephone: (250) 358-7288

Off Season
Contact the Village of New Denver
Telephone: (250) 358-2316

NIMC Brochure (Click image to enlarge)
NIMC Brochure (Click image to enlarge)


Village of New Denver
115 Slocan Avenue
PO Box 40
New Denver, BC V0G 1S0

Phone: 250 358 2316

Hours of Operation
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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