We begin booking school tours for the 2017–2018 school year beginning on July 1, 2017. Please come back after July 1 to book your visit. Other groups may submit their reservation form now. Thank you.
NOTE: Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
Group or School Name
(no acronyms please)
Best time to reach you:
* Important in case we need to reach you the day of your tour.
Group Leader Name
Group Leader Title
Group Leader E-Mail
Number of Students
Number of Adults
Number of Seniors(62 years and older)
Number of Museum Members
Guided visits are for groups of 10, no more than 60 people per time slot.
Adult groups of 10 or more qualify for group admission prices.
(Guided visits must be booked at least 3 weeks in advance.)
Guided & reserved school groups also receive a discount off of regular admission.
Type of tour *
First Choice of Visit Date and Time
Alternate Choice of Visit Date and Time
BID FOR EDUCATION GRANTS
FREE ADMISSION is offered to Title 1 schools or groups demonstrating financial need. The grant covers only reserved and guided groups. Self-guided groups are not eligible for this grant. Admission and fees to special programs and performances also may not be covered.
Check the appropriate box:
If you are a Title I school
Organization with demonstrated financial need
To qualify for Bid For Education grants you must answer the questions below:
What financial constraints prevent you from paying the admission fee?
How will a visit to the Japanese American National Museum supplement your classroom curriculum or the mission of your organization?
The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote the understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. How does the Museum’s mission dovetail with your teaching practices or the mission of your organization?
APPLY FOR FREE TRANSPORTATION
Funding is limited and available on a first come, first served basis to school and senior groups with financial needs. If you are a Title 1 school or can demonstrate financial need, you qualify for free transportation. To apply for free transportation, you must complete the Free Transportation Application form. Download the application (PDF) >>
Discounted Memberships for Educators
If you book a school group visit to JANM between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, you qualify for a special Educator’s Discount on a JANM membership! This means a savings of 50% on either an Individual Membership (regularly $50—only $25 for qualifying educators) or a Family/Dual Membership (regularly $75—only $37.50 for qualifying educators).
As a member, you will enjoy such privileges as unlimited free admission to JANM; a 10% discount at the JANM Store and janmstore.com; invitations to exclusive Members Only events; neighborhood discounts at participating Little Tokyo shops; and more!
To take advantage of this special offer, reserve your school group visit and then purchase a membership here. Use the promo code “EDUCATOR.”
If you have any questions regarding JANM membership, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 213.830.5657.