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Reviewed October 22, 2016
Bonnie P
Edmonton, Canada
Interesting but disappointing

Well I think calling this a Japanese Canadian Museum is a bit of a misnomer. It's an interesting... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Castlegar, Canada
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

It a village that did so much locally for Federally interned Japanese during WW2, the focus is in confinement and not on humanity, which was there too. The images are sad but also show healthy, clean, well dressed internees. I wish someone would write a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Well I think calling this a Japanese Canadian Museum is a bit of a misnomer. It's an interesting enough display of photographic interpretation of the Japanese Internment in Kaslo set up on the corridor walls and there are a few rooms on the top floor...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank vpkaffeeklatsch
Reviewed February 27, 2018

It seems everyone today is crying about how they were treated as a group by the citizenry of the day. Well check out this great museum that shows what we did to Japanese Canadians during the second world war. We took their land, their businesses,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

This wonderful old restored building in beautiful downtown Kaslo,bc is used as a museum,it was an internment center for the Japanese during WWll and now used to exhibit different local artists and has a theatre for all kinds of music and plays.The upstairs has offices...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Thumper2015
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Good presentation of the Japanese story in Kaslo. Liked the casual display of photos, interpretation and artefacts on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the nicely-restored Langham Centre.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Steveston_tours
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Kaslo was one of the places that Japanese-Canadians were interned during World War II. This small museum has excellent photos and displays showing this sad history, and reminding us of how easy it is to slip into racism and xenophobia.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TobyNewYorkCity
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Kaslo is a nice smaller town with art shops, bakeries and great cafes. The restored Kaso Hotel looks like the place to stay (although we were a bit south, at Ainsworth). The museum is houses in an old building that struggles to survive, the museum...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ontheroadsince64
Reviewed November 5, 2016

There is amazing pictures, so much history to be read. The building was all renovated you could just feel the people there as you walked around and read about them.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank bonnieburns54
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Well worth a visit... It gives you an understanding of what happened to Japanese people being relocated to the West Kootenays during WW2

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank danielacarizzoni2016
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Saturday rainy afternoon visits: This museum, previously an older hotel that has gone though many stages of restoration, included both art galleries, a theatre and history museum of WW11 Japanese internment in Kaslo on the upper floors...need to climb stairs. Older very knowledgable gentleman in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bonnie P
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