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Japanese American National Museum

Japanese American National Museum Review

What was it like to grow up on a sugar plantation in Hawaii? How difficult was life for Japanese Americans interned in concentration camps during World War II? These questions are addressed by changing exhibits at this museum in Little Tokyo. Insightful volunteer docents are on hand to share their own stories and experiences. The museum occupies an 85,000-square-foot adjacent pavilion as well as its original site in a renovated 1925 Buddhist temple.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 100 North Central Ave., off E. 1st St., Downtown, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 | Map It
  • Phone: 213/625–0414
  • Cost: $9
  • Hours: Tues.–Wed., and Fri.–Sun. 11–5; Thurs. noon–8
  • Website:
  • Location: Downtown Los Angeles
Updated: 03-31-2014

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