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 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 (does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions)

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.

Admission to Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty
(October 11, 2014 – May 31, 2015)

    $20 adults
    $10 ages 6–17
    Free for ages 5 and under and JANM members

    All admissions based on timed entry. Advance admission reservations are strongly encouraged. Tickets are on sale now.



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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