Japanese American National Museum
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Japanese American National Museum



100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90012
phone: 213.625.0414
fax: 213.625.1770



Please be aware that Central Avenue will be closed between 1st and 2nd streets for two weeks. Click here for details.

The Little Tokyo/ Arts District Station will be closed from Friday, November 20, at 9 p.m. until Monday, November 23 at 4:30 a.m. During this time train service will be discontinued, with bus shuttles available to provide regular service between Union Station, Little Tokyo/Arts District and Pico Aliso Stations. Click here for details.


Museum Hours

Museum Galleries*

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12 p.m.–8 p.m.*
  • Final visitor admissions are accepted 30 minutes before closing.

  • Closed Monday, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.


    We will be closing at 5 p.m. on the following Thursdays:
    • December 17
    • December 24
    • December 31

Guided tours for school groups available by appointment Tuesday through Friday.

JANM Store

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12 p.m.–8 p.m.
  • Closed Monday
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Hirasaki National Resource Center (HNRC)

  • Tuesday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 2:30 p.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Closed: Wednesday and Friday
Check the HNRC page for information on how to make an archival research appointment >>

Museum Office Hours
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


General Admission

Adults $9
Seniors (62 and over) $5
Students (with ID) and Youth (6-17) $5
Children 5 and under and JANM Members, Free.
*Free general admission every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and all day every third Thursday of the month.

Special group rates and rentals available. For reservations call 213.625.0414.

Reserved and guided school groups receive a discount off of general admission!
$4/student, $6/adult chaperon with advanced reservations. Schools that wish to come on free Thursday must make reservations in advance.

Adult and senior groups of 10 or more receive an admission discount of $1 off regular admission per person.


Bags & Parcel Check
All bags and parcels larger than 10 inches by 16 inches must be checked in at the Visitor Services desk. The museum also has lockers available for guest use.

Only service animals are allowed on museum grounds.

For more information please contact Visitor Services at 213.625.0414.



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