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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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 »
The museum is small, so it doesn't take a long time to view all of the interior, but it is full of Japanese-American heritage and history. The modern displays are different, depending on the themes while the historical photos are always there. I happened to be there when they had the crane exhibit; it's so beautiful and I couldn't take my eyes away. The people are nice, warm, and helpful. It's so refreshing to be there though it's only for a short time!
A poignant exploration of an American tale that is both endearing and harrowing. The museum guide gave us tremendous insight into the history on display. Not only was he warm and welcoming, Roy really helped us appreciate many of the social dynamics and experiences embodied in the main exhibit. This experience has really left a mark, and we would like to go back.
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