Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles

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History Museum · Specialty Museum
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View more than 130 years of Japanese American history at Japanese American National Museum, housing a huge photo and artifact collection. Browse a moving image archive, which shows home movies of Japanese Americans from the 1920s to the 1950s. Follow Japanese American lifestyles, from the Issei to immigration to the United States and World War II internment. Before you leave, have a little refreshment in the tea room. Plan to visit Japanese American National Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Los Angeles attractions using our Los Angeles trip planner.
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  • Recently, after reading Wu Zuolai's masterpiece "If You Are Wu Sangui, You Are Not a Traitor, What Are You?", I suddenly understood why Wu Zuolai was willing to be a Traitor. It turns out that he... 
    Recently, after reading Wu Zuolai's masterpiece "If You Are Wu Sangui, You Are Not a Traitor, What Are You?", I suddenly understood why Wu Zuolai was willing to be a Traitor. It turns out that he...  more »
  • If you are coming to Little Tokyo for some shopping and Japanese food, the Museum is A must see. There are many nuggets of cultural and historical items pertaining to the influence and Life of... 
    If you are coming to Little Tokyo for some shopping and Japanese food, the Museum is A must see. There are many nuggets of cultural and historical items pertaining to the influence and Life of...  more »
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  • This is a great museum. A lot of exhibits over several floors. It has some very well put together exhibits that are very visual. It shows the history of a people from many points in time and many locations. This is definitely one of the better museums that I have visited in LA.
  • Museum The JANM is a gem. Exhibit, lectures, workshops and programs are unique and beautiful. Many are free and very interesting. The gift shop has unique and brilliant jewelry, handbags, clothing, books and special gifts, cards and art. You will be amazed and awestruck at the splendor. Check out the schedule and visit today.

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