Come visit the Sunshine Valley Tashme Museum

The Sunshine Valley Tashme Museum is the largest internment site and closest
to the West Coast. It is also the second most intact internment site in B.C. with
nine buildings still standing.  We hold regular museum hours and also offer
tours on weekdays by reservation, and walking tours. 
Outside of our regular weekend hours, we offer private viewings and walking 
tours by reservation. A small fee may be applied outside of regular museum
hours. Personalized school field trips are available by reservation. Tour fees
apply. The Sunshine Valley Tashme Museum supports British Columbia’s K-12
curriculum. Please contact us to learn more.

Hours of operation

Saturdays and Sundays 
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 
Please note: During Fall and Winter seasons, (October 1 – April 30) reduced
hours may occur due to weather and road conditions.
All vehicles are legally required to have snowflake rated snow tires to travel the
Hope-Princeton Highway starting October 1 – April 30.

The Tashme Museum does not charge general admission to visit the museum,
but will gratefully accept all donations.

Getting here

The Tashme Museum is accessible by vehicle.
Free parking is available in the area.


Most of the facilities meet wheelchair accessibility standards.There is an accessibility ramp is available if needed. 
A wheelchair is available for use if required.


Hours of operations can be effected by current weather conditions. Please call ahead between October – April at (604) 869-7070.
Please note, vehicles require snow-rated tires on Highway 3 from October 1 to April 30. 

A glimpse of what we do

A video feature on This is BC showcasing Ryan Ellan, founder and curator of the
museum’s story behind the museum.


May 3, 2022

Book your weekday reservations

To reserve your museum visit outside of regular hours of operation, please
reserve by phone, email or a message through our Facebook page.

To book by telephone, please call (604) 869-7070 and leave a detailed message
including your name, telephone number and preferred date and time. 
Hours of operation: 
Saturday-Sunday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 
Please note: 
  • Museum admission is by donation
We look forward to seeing you!