ensoOregon Nikkei Endowment

Japanese American History Museum
A project of Oregon Nikkei Endowment

121 NW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR  97209
(503) 224-1458

Museum hours:
Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 3 p.m.

$5 adults, $3 students/seniors
free for Friends of Oregon Nikkei Endowment

Sharing and preserving Japanese American history and culture in Portland's Old Town neighborhood, where Japantown once thrived.

Japanese American history museum

Group tours of the museum and/or the Japanese American Historical Plaza, speaking engagements for classrooms or other community groups, and research appointments at the Legacy Center are available. Learn more on our Education and Resources and Services page.
 

To schedule or for more information:

Phone: 503-224-1458
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Current Exhibit
Lynn Yarne:
Stories from Nihonmachi

On display March 7 - May 5, 2019

First Thursday May 2, 3-6pm
Free and open to the public

Portland artist and educator Lynn Yarne explores the history and culture of Portland's Japantown/Chinatown district through the stories of nine elders in her multi-media exhibit, Stories from Nihonmachi.
 

Never Give Up! Educational Package

A new documentary on Oregon's own American hero, Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice, is now available for educational institutions and nonprofit organizations through the Oregon Nikkei Endowment. The Never Give Up! Educational Package includes the feature film, seven special bonus short films, a study guide, and primary sources (historical and legal documents). Visit www.minoruyasuifilm.org to learn more.
 

Evacuation notice
Museum in a Suitcase

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center has developed a teaching aid for use in classroom presentations called Museum in a Suitcase. Our speakers will share the Japanese American experience in Oregon with your students by bringing exhibits (visual images and artifacts) in a suitcase to your classroom. The exhibits cover the following topics: immigration, life in Portland's Japantown, and the internment story. For more information, contact Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center at 503-224-1458.
 

 


 

Tour our permanent exhibit:

Oregon Nikkei:
Reflections of an American Community

 

To get involved in these activities, please contact Oregon Nikkei Endowment:

Phone: 503-224-1458
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Current Exhibit

Lynn Yarne —
Stories from Nihonmachi

March 7 – May 5, 2019

Stories from Nihonmachi
 

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Last updated:
April 18, 2019


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