Gift ideas for family & friends who don’t need another tchotchke…

2nd graders from Mt Washington visit JANM. Photo by Gary Ono.

Looking for a meaningful gift for the holidays?

Here are 3 gift ideas that don’t require standing in line at the mall, wrapping, or shipping.

Plus, as an added bonus, you’ll be supporting the work of an important organization whose mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience!

1) Gift Membership

Give the gift of membership!

Give the gift of membership! Your recipient will receive free admission to the Museum, 10% off at our award-winning Museum Store and at, inspire member magazine, and more!

For a complete listing of benefits >>

2) Children’s Courtyard Gift

Since the Pavilion building opened in 1999, the National Museum has honored its youngest supporters with a special Children’s Courtyard engraving. These Courtyard Kids ensure the Museum’s connection with each new generation. Give the gift that shares the Japanese American story and inspires a lifetime of discovery!

Guidelines for Inscription >>

3) Tribute Gifts

A Living Tribute marking a joyous occasion or a Memorial Gift honoring a loved one helps sustain and expand the programs and further the goals of the Museum. Your Honoree or the family of a Memorial Honoree will receive a letter from the National Museum acknowledging your contribution.

Make a donation in honor of a friend or loved one >>

Help us continue our work…make a gift today!