Featured Exhibit

Second generation Japanese American men and women served in the MIS during World War II and used their language skills in the Pacific theater as translators and POW interrogators.

535 North Fifth Street
San Jose, California 95112
Phone (408) 294-3138
FAX (408) 294-1657


Our very own Jim Nagareda was interviewed for Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa. Together, they discuss the book ,"Images of America: San Jose Japantown," which talks about how the historic neighborhood stood the test of time and got to where it is today. JAMsj is also featured as Jim and Robert talk about how the museum showcases a unique collection of permanent and rotating exhibits chronicling more than a century of Japanese American History.

Watch this two-part interview from NBC Bay Area!

Images of America: San Jose Japantown

Japanese American Museum of San Jose