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Japanese American National Museum

Courtesy of Japanese American National Museum
Program Description

At the Japanese American National Museum, students will not only see history come to life through stories from our docents and having a close up look at our artifacts, but will also get a chance to create origami art and play traditional Japanese drums!


The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.

Online Educational Resources


Educator Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Recommended Reading

Remembering Manzanar: Life in a Japanese Relocation Camp

"Farewell to Manzanar" (children and young adults)

"Baseball Saved Us" (children and young adults)

Recommended Grade Levels



Fees Apply


100 North Central Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90012



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