Japanese American National Museum

Interesting
The first museum in the U.S. dedicated to Japanese-American history occupies the renovated former Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (1925) and a Pavilion (1998), linked by a plaza. Changing exhibits are drawn from the largest collection of Japanese-American photographs, documents and artifacts in the US. Contemporary art is also displayed. In the 85,000sq ft Pavilion are fragments recovered from a barracks building where Japanese Americans were confined during World War II.

Useful information

Address : 

East 1st Street 369

Phone:

+1 213-625-0414

Price:

9 $

Opening hours

daily except Mon 11am-5pm (8pm Thu). no charge Thu 5pm-8pm and 3rd Thu of every month

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