The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre is a museum and interpretive centre in New Denver, British Columbia, Canada, dedicated to the history of the Japanese Canadians who were relocated to internment camps during World War II by the Canadian government (see Japanese Canadian internment).
View of garden from inside Internment Centre building
The site consists of five buildings, of which three are original shacks built to house the interred people. Many artifacts such as stoves and furnishings are preserved, as are some personal effects of the displaced people. It also features a Japanese garden designed by Roy Sumi, a former supervisor of the Nitobe Memorial Garden at the University of British Columbia.
The centre was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 2007.
The Museum is affiliated with the CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada.
Coordinates: 49°59′12″N 117°22′31″W / 49.98667°N 117.37528°W