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Chinese American Museum

425 N Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2939
+1 213-485-8567
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Its a small museum with lots of interesting displays. Its a great way to look back on the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Vicki D
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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Small free museum

Located near Chinatown, this small museum offers several displays of the history related to Chinese... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Blues_3000
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425 N Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2939
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Its a small museum with lots of interesting displays. Its a great way to look back on the contributions of the chinese immigrants . Lovely way to spend an hour or so.

Thank Vicki D
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Located near Chinatown, this small museum offers several displays of the history related to Chinese Americans in US and LA. Given the museum has free admission, I think it offers a good overview for locals and tourists. Worth visiting if one is in the area.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Took my son to the Chinese American Museum. Nice little place, very enlightening as to the Chinese experience in Los Angeles.

Thank Grover M
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We recently made a day of seeing a handful of the small museums in this area and the Chinese American Museum was definitely one of the nicer ones. It is a very small museum and I think could be cooler. The storytelling of the museum...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Interesting ongoing timeline exhibition "Journeys" about the Chinese migration to California, federal laws and other challenges. Fascinating Chinese Caribbean exhibition on the 2nd floor with videos. Didn't have time to visit the Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in LA. Very informative receptionist. Free...More

Thank DeborahandAndy
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

After our lunch in Olvera Street, we were surprised to find this museum of Chinese American History in the center of El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Located in the red brick Garnier Building (the last surviving structure in LA's Chinatown), you are instantly transported to...More

Thank Joan H
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I found this place while visiting El Pueblo at Olvera St. I found it fascinating. It is a well thought out and very engaging museum. It is small so it won't take a long time, and it is worth the visit.

Thank bkute65
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Really well thought out museum with well-curated exhibits - it's also FREE, which is a huge plus. Temporary exhibit is on Asian-American Political Activism and it was super interesting to delve into that topic. One star off for the hours - 10:00AM to 3:00PM is...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017

December 31, 2016 - While visiting our Los Angeles friend, we stopped in several museums in El Pueblo de Los Angeles historical monument area. One of the museums we visited was the Chinese American Museum, free entrance but donations if you can. The museum is...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

As Brits we don't have much knowledge of American culture let alone Chinese American integration. Very interesting, great artefacts and free to visit. It's also right by Alameda Street where the first inhabitants settled

Thank Russell M
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