• 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?

Manzanar Interpretive Center. NPS Photo.

The Manzanar Visitor Center is in the former high school auditorium. It was built by internees in 1944. For decades after the war the building was used by the county as a heavy equipment garage.