• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Things To Know Before You Come

Manzanar is located far from major cities and many conveniences that we take for granted. A little planning ahead, though, can assure a smooth and enjoyable trip.

Did You Know?

Window sign in Oakland, California. Photo by Dorothea Lange.

Two thirds of the Japanese Americans interned at Manzanar were American citizens. Most others would have become citizens if it were legally possible.