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



Due to ongoing construction of the Metro Regional Connector, there may be street closures and detours near JANM. Visit for the latest updates.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope these activities do not deter you from visiting JANM.


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.
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 $10
Seniors (62 and over) $6
Students (with ID) and Youth (6-17) $6
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!
$5/student, $7/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.

Same-day admission for both JANM and The Defining Courage Experience, located at the Go For Broke National Education Center in JANM’s Historic Building, is $15 for adults, and $8 for seniors, students with I.D., and youth. For more details about The Defining Courage Experience, including admission pricing, visit


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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