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Martial Arts History Museum

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James Lew Day At The Museum

Martial arts legend James Lew was honored at the museum on November 4. James Lew has had an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fresno, Ca
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Loved this museum! It’s small and can probably be in and done within and hour. But it is beautiful... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Rachel L
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“James Lew Day At The Museum”
Jul 1, 2018
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Explore the history of Asian martial arts.
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2319 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506-1735
+1 818-478-1722
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 8, 2014

We weren't sure what to expect when came here, but this museum packs a lot into a small space. We talked to Michael, the director of the museum, and this is obviously a labor of love. The museum attempts to give a brief history of...More

2  Thank Lance P
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Reviewed April 22, 2012

This museum has been open for 10 months and I don't think many people know about it yet. It's a small building on Magnolia that I only noticed driving by when they had their Grand Opening sign out. My husband and I bought a deal...More

1  Thank Trysta B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Martial arts legend James Lew was honored at the museum on November 4. James Lew has had an illustrious career in show business since the early 1970s when he played a young Shaolin Monk on the TV series “Kung Fu”. James won the Emmy for...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Loved this museum! It’s small and can probably be in and done within and hour. But it is beautiful, filled with info, and has some really fun stuff. The people were very kind and we really enjoyed it.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

From real life martial artists to ones in film, this place displayed and honored all. Even martial arts in animation! Check the website, sometimes they have events and the actual martial artists are there! My favorite part was the small Karate Kid section, I loved...More

Thank Deonna2
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Held the day after Dragonfest, celebrities such as Emmy Nominee, James Lew were on hand to meet and greet visitors to the museum. Photo ops were available on the red carpet outside the museum. Other celebrities included Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Douglas Wong, Art Camacho,...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2017

We stopped here because three people in my family are martial artists. It is a cool place to visit. It is smaller than expected. They have a scavenger hunt for little kids, and it is cool to learn about the history of many martial arts...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed June 15, 2016

I went to Burbank to film "Ewart Chin Day" at the museum for my TV show "Martial Arts Mania!". It's like a family reunion every time I go here. It's a gathering place for friends and fellow martial artists. I love this place!

Thank dbrgdmn
Reviewed September 6, 2015

The owner collects and asks for items from various martial artists, collection is varied and interesting....

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Reviewed July 24, 2015

The museum is basically one room, but it is interesting & the owner/curator is super nice. It is multi-media (things to read, videos & props). If you're in the Burbank area, it's something different to do. Go on Groupon to get discount tickets (I got...More

1  Thank Marlene H
Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is one of the best kept secrets in Burbank. It's an interesting place for even non-Martial Artists. On Saturday, May 30th, the museum honored Douglas Wong for his contributions to the World of Martial Arts.

Thank dbrgdmn
Reviewed February 25, 2015

I made a special trip to Burbank to attend "Eric Lee Day" at the museum. Eric has appeared in many movies throughout the years, and has been a guest on my TV show "Martial Arts Mania!". There were many other Martial Arts Movie Stars in...More

Thank Debbie G
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