About the Museum

The Northwest Nikkei Museum is a program of JCCCW dedicated to promoting the heritage of the Pacific Northwest’s Nikkei community. We preserve and exhibit objects, photographs and more related to local Japanese American history.

 
 

To schedule a free tour or get more information on exhibits and programs, email admin@jcccw.org or call (206) 568-7114. For internships and volunteer opportunities with the Museum, email stephaniei@jcccw.org.

Museum Hours

Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(206) 568-7114

 

Currently on Exhibit

 
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Unsettled/Resettled: Seattle's Hunt Hostel

Exhibit open. Learn more.

 
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Genji Mihara: An Issei Pioneer

Exhibit opening May 21, 2018. Learn more.

 
 
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Original Seattle Japanese Language School and Nihonmachi Restaurant artifacts

 

Past Exhibitions

 
 

Bases as Bridges

Baseball from Japan to Washington

Art Behind Barbed Wire

A Pacific Northwest Exploration of the Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps (2012-2013)

Itadakimasu!

Restaurants in Seattle’s Historic Nihonmachi

Seattle Collects 1,000 Kokeshi