Nikkei Centre Winter Closure Dec 20 – Jan 4

Nikkei Centre Winter Closure

Dec 20 - Jan 4

The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre will be closed to the public for 2 weeks, between December 20, 2020 - January 4, 2021, inclusive, for the winter break. The Nikkei Centre, Nikkei National Museum, and Museum Shop will reopen to the public on Jan 5, 2021.


Due to COVID-19, annual holiday Auxiliary events have been cancelled: Breakfast with Santa and Mochitsuki. While the building is closed, our online resources are still available:

  1. Online Museum Shop open during the winter break.
  2. Broken Promises exhibit catalogue available for free download, opening livestream recording, and virtual programming available.
  3. Broken Promises exhibit guided tour app you can download for free. iPhone version is now available on the app store. Android version coming soon.
  4. Broken Promises exhibit playlist on our youtube channel.
  5. Sounds Japanese Canadian To Me, Podcast. New Stories from the Stage series started November 18. 
  6. Virtual walking tours of Nikkei Garden and Kitsilano neighbourhood.
  7. Online cultural experiences: Nikkei culture videos and yaki manju recipe.