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

Museum Hours

Museum Gallery*

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.*
  • Closed Mondays, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
  • Final visitor admissions are accepted 30 minutes before closing.
Guided tours for school groups available by appointment Tuesday through Friday.

Museum Store

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

  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Closed: Wednesday & Friday
Special HNRC Hours for Colors of Confinement, May 3 – August 31, 2014:
  • Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12 p.m.–8 p.m.
Check the HNRC page for information on how to make an archival research appointment >>

Museum Office
Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


General Admission

Adults $9.00
Seniors (62 and over) $5.00
Students (with ID) and Youth (6-17) $5.00
Children 5 and under and Museum Members, Free.
*Free general admission every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 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 regular admission!
$4.00/student, $6.00/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 $1.00 off regular admission per person.

Bags & Parcel Check
All bags and parcels larger than 10 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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