Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, Los Angeles

#29 of 45 in Historic Sites in Los Angeles
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (Italian: "Museo Italo Americano di Los Angeles" and abbreviated IAMLA) is a museum located in downtown Los Angeles, California, and is part of the El Pueblo de Los Ángeles Historical Monument. It is dedicated to the history, experience and continuing contributions of Italian Americans and Italians in Southern California and the United States, and is the first such museum in Southern California. The museum opened in 2016 and has presented historical exhibits on Italians in Los Angeles, including Sunshine and Struggle and a variety of educational and cultural events.
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  • This is a small Museum located in the El Pueblo de Los Angeles area of Downtown Los Angeles. Very informative pictures of the Italian immigrants and their bold successes in the “New World”. Museum...  more »
  • It provides an interesting picture of the challenges of life for immigrants to the New World. Even though of course the emphasis is on the Italian experience, similar was encountered by many...  more »
  • I love Historic Museums anywhere. Good Italian Americans or some non immigrants Italians worked hard working past jobs. Cartoons workers, skilled arts, weavers, intelligent people. 👍👍😁
  • Beautiful building, nice exhibits. No entrance fee. Made me proud of my Italian American heritage.

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