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Museum Closed Starting March 14

The Chinese American Museum prioritizes the safety and health of our guests and visitors. In keeping with the recommendations of local, state, and national agencies, CAM will be temporarily closed to the public beginning Saturday, March 14.

This preventative measure supports the actions of multiple agencies to contain the possible spread of the COVID-19 virus. Thank you for your understanding and support during such a sensitive time. We will provide periodic updates through our social media, website, and e-newsletters.

A Notice to Our Supporters

Following directives from local, state, and federal governments, the staff will not be in the office. We will not be able to check our mailbox daily. Any communications via physical mail is expected to be delayed. If you need assistance, please call 213.485.8484 or email info@camla.org. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Current Exhibitions

Red Envelope Show 2020

February 5 - March 29, 2020

Exchanging red envelopes is a beloved tradition in many Asian and Asian American communities. The color red symbolizes good luck and prosperity. During Lunar New Year,... Read more

Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in Los Angeles

Permanent Exhibition

Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in Los Angeles, a permanent, cutting edge exhibition celebrating the growth and development of Chinese American... Read more


Permanent Exhibition

This exhibit narrates Chinese immigration to the United States with an emphasis on community settlement in Los Angeles. The display is outlined into four distinct... Read more

Sun Wing Wo General Store and Herb Shop

Permanent Exhibition

This exhibition is a recreation of an actual store that was housed in the Garnier Building in the 1890’s. The Sun Wing Wo store opened... Read more