Things To Do
If You Only Have an Hour
Come inside the Interpretive Center and watch our 22 minute film. Spend some time looking at our exhibits which offer insight into what camp was like.
If You Have Half a Day
Visit the Interpretive Center to see the movie and exhibits. Then take the 3.2 mile auto tour around the site to experience the Manzanar landscape. Bring some water to keep hydrated and get out and explore. Rock gardens, foundations, historic orchards, and other remains await you if you explore on foot beyond the tour road.
If You Are Lucky Enough to Have a Long Weekend
Manzanar is one of many exciting places to visit in the Owens Valley. Investigate our nearby attractions for ideas suited to any taste.
Did You Know?
Manzanar interned over 10,000 people behind barbed wire with no due process of law. Some internees found it ironic that the nearest town, six miles to the north, is named Independence.