TAIKEN Field Trips

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Visit the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre to experience and learn about our shared history and culture through our many education programs! Meet Nikkei (Japanese Canadian) elders and artisans, learn about Japanese Canadian history and culture, and the integral lessons that we honour from our past, to educate the present, and inspire the future.

Explore over 100 years of Japanese Canadian history and culture. Learn from community members and elders, engage with our collections and museum exhibits, and participate in fun hands-on activities to learn about Japanese arts and culture, such as  Karate, Ikebana, and Kimono.

Duration: 120 minute
Price: $8 (+tax) per student. Accompanying adults are free.

Minimum 6 / Maximum 60 students per Field Trip reservation.

Elementary Program – Grades 4-7

Secondary Program – Grades 8-12

Order Bento Lunch

Bento are Japanese style lunch boxes with an assortment of dishes that kids and adults alike enjoy! Lunch tables are provided when ordering Bento to be enjoyed after your TAIKEN Field Trip.

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All Field Trip Programs

• can be adapted to meet specific learning outcomes, from elementary to post-secondary levels.
• support grade 5/6 and 10/11 BC social studies and Japanese language studies IRPs

For more information please contact Karah Goshinmon at learning[at]nikkeiplace.org or 604.777.7000 ext 110

TAIKEN Field Trip Reservation Form

Thank you for your interest in the Nikkei National Museum. To reserve your TAIKEN field trip, please provide us with the following information to inquire about a booking.


BOOKING DETAILS

  1. Programs are offered Tuesdays through Fridays
  2. TAIKEN Field Trip program is 2 hours in length.
  3. Cost is $8.00 +tax ($8.40) per student; an extended program morning & afternoon program (4.5 hours) is $10.00 + tax ($10.50).
  4. Accompanying adults and supervisors are free
  5. Programs must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
  6. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to start time.
  7. We require 2 weeks' notice for cancellations. For cancellations with less than two weeks notice, we require 50% of your invoice by the scheduled tour date.
  8. All cheques are payable to Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.
  9. See program description for further details.

  1. Sushi Bento are Japanese style lunch boxes with an assortment of dishes that kids and adults alike enjoy!
  2. Cost is $8.00 +tax ($8.40) per Bento.
  3. Bento do not include beverages.
  4. We are unable at this time to accommodate menu changes due to dietary restrictions.
  5. Your order will be included on your TAIKEN Field Trip invoice.
  6. If you would like to place your Bento order after you have booked the TAIKEN Field Trip, please submit Bento order a minimum of 10 days prior to your field trip.
  7. Please indicate the number of Bento A and Bento B that you would like to order below:

California Roll (crab)

Kappa Roll (cucumber)

Inari Sushi (soy bean & rice)

Potato Salad

Japanese Pickles

Yam Tempura Roll

Kappa Roll (cucumber)

Inari Sushi (soy bean & rice)

Potato Salad

Japanese Pickles