The Japanese American Museum of San Jose provides additional resources to educators and visitors. 


Teacher Curriculum Guides

Innovative lessons encourage elementary, middle, and high school students to examine questions of prejudice, justice, constitutional rights, and civil liberties in relation to Japanese American incarceration and immigration. 


Outreach Programs

JAMsj provides speakers who will go to schools or organizations to give first-hand accounts of life in the internment camps and to explain how the former incarcerees reestablished themselves after their release. 




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Interactive Learning

We are pleased to announce a brand new interactive learning program, SMILE (Stanford Mobile Inquiry-based Learning Environment).

This exciting, new program offers a whole new learning process to educators and students. The innovative program incorporates interactivity and technology which can be uniquely customized to the specific needs of  each group. Read more...


This project was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Read more...