The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) showcases a unique collection of permanent and rotating exhibits chronicling more than a century of Japanese American history. Visitors will learn about early immigration of Japanese to America, their leadership in the agricultural community, their incarceration during World War II and the challenges they faced, while adapting and contributing to West Coast communities.With our custom trip planner, San Jose attractions like Japanese American Resource Center/Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
JAMsj provides a historical forum that stimulates present day discussions on civil liberties, race relations, discrimination, and American identity.
Japanese American Resource Center/Museum Reviews
A small but very worthwhile museum. The self guide leaflet was very informative and the exhibits and photos were fascinating. Very worthwhile more »
アメリカに移民した日本人がどのような苦労をしたのか？どのような歴史を刻んで行ったのか？が明確にわかります。あまり多く語られないアメリカでの日本人の歴史です。 more »Japanese who emigrated to the United States had what struggling? Did carve what history? You can clearly see. It is a history of the Japanese in the United States are not talked about much.
Thanks to news stories, documentaries and movies I know a lot about the subject matter of this museum. But its nice to visit a place that is dedicated to to the preservation of historical events. Didn't know this museum was there until I was walking by it, a nice find.
Rare museum, must visit if you are interested in Japanese American history
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