• View through the barbed wire from inside the camp looking east.


    National Historic Site ID,WA


Mess Hall at Minidoka Relocation Center

One of the over 430 mess halls handling over 9000 people.

Johnson & Son

Families gathering around the dinner table was one of the customs that was changed when people were put into the Minidoka Relocation Center.

Learn more about how family life was affected.

Family, Foods, and Dining


Did You Know?

View of the historical entrance area

Between August and September 1942, 7150 Camp Harmony internees were placed on trains and sent to Minidoka. In September, 1,927 internees from the Portland Assembly Center arrived at Minidoka.