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NIMC Cherry Tree

306 Josephine St, New Denver
British Columbia, V0G 1S0

The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre (NIMC) is a National Historic Site dedicated to preserving and sharing of the history of the internment of over 22,000 Japanese Canadians during the Second World War.

The Centre opened in 1994 as an initiative from the New Denver Kyowakai Society and is located on the site of a former internment camp. The site is now operated by the Village of New Denver. The original buildings, period artifacts, interpretive displays, and Heiwa Teien (Peace) garden chronicle this extraordinary episode in Canadian history.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  Open 7 days a week from May-September.

Amenities & Facilities *

Accessible Facilities
* charges may apply

Policies & Restrictions

Group Policy
Guided tours are not offered on a regular basis. Please contact the Centre for more information.
Mobility Restrictions
The 2 internment shacks are not wheelchair accessible, however, the rest of the site including the main exhibit and Japanese garden are equipped with rampways.