About Us

Japanese American National Museum

New Museum hours: 

The on-site JANM store will remain closed for now, but will be allowing on-site pick-up of online orders. Orders placed through janmstore.com are still being shipped. For more information about on-site pick-up click here.

Click here for more information regarding JANM’s response to COVID-19.

The Japanese American National Museum is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. Its mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.

Support the programs and projects of the Museum by making a donation online or joining/renewing as a member.

If you would like to mail donations or membership checks, our mailing address is:

Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

JANM Store

The JANM Store features distinctive Asian American merchandise for all occasions and generations. Our unique product line represents the essence of the Japanese American experience, while also promoting an appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity. Your purchases help support the programs and exhibitions at JANM.

JANM members enjoy a 10% discount on qualified purchases through the Museum Store (including on-site locations and through the website, catalog, or other mail order opportunities). Type in your membership account number and expiration date when prompted on the order form. Membership discount will be deducted from your order upon verification of membership status.

Our retail location can be found in the Japanese American National Museum’s Pavilion Building in the Little Tokyo Historic District of downtown Los Angeles. We’re on the corner of First Street and Central Avenue.

If you’re in the neighborhood, please stop by and find out why our Museum Store is a two-time winner of Los Angeles Magazine's Best Museum Shop!

Store hours: (These hours are temporarily suspended until we re-open our physical site. You may place online orders 24/7 at janmstore.com!)

Sunday-Friday: 11 a.m.—5 p.m.
Closed Monday, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

Call our toll-free Museum Store order line at 888.769.5559 (Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., PT) and charge your purchase to your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover account. For fastest service, please have product item numbers and your credit card ready. If you are a current member of the Japanese American National Museum, please also have your membership number and expiration date available, to ensure your 10% member discount.

For Museum hours, admission, and directions, please visit janm.org/visit.

For questions about the Museum Store, its products, and publications, please email us at museumstore@janm.org.

To learn more about the Japanese American National Museum, its exhibitions and programs, please visit janm.org.




If you are interested in volunteering for the JANM Store, please email us at museumstore@janm.org. We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities. Please let us know if you’re interested, or have ideas or suggestions on how we can improve the site.


The JANM Store benefits from the enthusiasm and talents of our Store Volunteers and Staff. Thanks to the many individuals who help make this website possible.