Black and white Iwata image of early JANM building in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

LOGISTICS—2024 NEH Landmarks Little Tokyo Workshop

Little Tokyo: How History Shapes a Community Across Generations

An NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop for teachers

Los Angeles, CA

June 2428 and July 1519, 2024



There are many hotels in downtown Los Angeles from which it is easy to get to JANM using Los Angeles’ Metro system but if you would like to stay in Little Tokyo, here are some lodging options located within walking distance from JANM!

  • The Miyako Hotel
    A discounted rate of $189 will be available for the NEH project. Participants must use JANM SPECIAL RATE
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown
    (Average price per night is $204)



JANM is located in the heart of Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles and is accessible by public transportation with Los Angeles Union Station being approximately a 15-20 minute walk from the museum. The Little Tokyo/Arts District station is located directly across the street from the museum. The Metro “A Line” and “E Line” make stops at the Little Tokyo/Arts District station.

Public transportation from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Los Angeles Union Station is available using LAX Flyaway Bus service.

Public transportation from Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) to Los Angeles Union Station is available using the Metrolink train system.



There are numerous places to eat in Little Tokyo, ranging from full-service restaurants to convenient take-out and markets, all within walking distance of the museum and hotels.



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