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Take a tour of the museum and be sure to visit the Hapa Exhibit, very moving and the longitudinal project is well done. Whether you're Hapa or not, go on a Saturday, take a polaroid and contribute a personal reflection on your identity.
We scheduled our sightseeing to take advantage of many free offers and found ourselves at this museum on the third Thursday of September. This museum has informative displays about the Japanese in America and provides at some length facts about the internment of Japanese-Americans in...More
This is a nice museum in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. While it isn't very large it covers the experience of the ethnic group when it came to America. The admission price is inexpensive and even has a Metro discount. There is a...More
I have been to this Museum a couple of times, Every time I go, The staff is really friendly and helpful!! I like to go when they have some type of social gatherings going on or special events. A very homely and comfortable place!!! Great...More
This is a must see for all of us interested in CA history. I enjoyed seeing all the ways Japanese culture, traditions, and hard work have contributed to our shared CA and national experience. The permanent exhibit reminded me of the long standing and rich...More
I first visited a couple of years ago when an exhibit of 'camp life' in the WWII internment camps of California was organized. I was born in Ventura in 1946 and went to school in a rural area. Several of my classmates' parents and grandparents...More
Everyone should take a trip to the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, especially now owing to our government's current stance on immigration. One of the exhibits highlights the trials and successes of Japanese Americans during their disastrous and unconscionable imprisonment, without due process,...More
Very good museum with an important lesson for all Americans. More so, there was an exhibit in the special gallery about the Muslim experience in America that was very good and thought-provoking as well. Well-done all around, and worth a few hours of your time...More
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants
in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.