Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles

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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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  • You can know with lots of photos and articles about Japanese people settled in the United States living Buri. Related art exhibition was more than expected.
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  • Until today, I'd never been. I was most excited to see the exhibit Transpacific Borderlands which is one of many exhibits around town at various museums that is part of Pacific Standard Time, the cele...  more »
  • This museum is a little gem. We went to visit one exhibit and found everything to be worthwhile. The Gift shop is worth a trip by itself!  more »
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  • We go here every few years for a special exhibit. The George Takei and concentration camps exhibits we just saw are incredible. Lots of great places to eat across the street in Little Tokyo.
  • Always nice to learn about history. Went here on a field trip and was very intrigued. Our tour guide was so precious and she kept on going. I don't recall her name, but she gave a nice tour.
  • Doesn't look like it, but there's lots inside. Took me about 2 hours to finish looking at everything. Parking can be a bit hard to find so I recommend you come a bit early.
  • Fascinating place that is deserving of better acclaim. Exhibits are first class as is the staff. I highly recommend a visit.
  • Obviously not inflating the rating here, its a very good museum for Japanese Americans. Primarily for SoCal residents.

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