Looking for a Fun Place for Kids to learn and enjoy?

Rated as one of the top museums to visit, the Martial Arts History Museum is a great place for a field trip. Here, you learn about Asian culture, tradition, music, and art as it relates to the martial arts. We explore the countries of China, Japan, Thailand, the Phillippines, Korea and Hawaii. Plus, sections on Anime and martial arts on television and film.  As a history museum, we trace the positive impact of martial arts on Western society. The Martial Arts History Museum is something the whole family can enjoy and it is a great place for home school kids, public school kids, senior groups, and more. It is affordable and convenient.

Museum Closure Dates: The museum will close early, at 2 pm this Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023

Tickets sales and booth rentals are NOW AVAILABLE for the biggest expo of the year, Dragonfest will be held Aug. 5, 2023 in Glendale, CA. It’s the most exciting Asian and martial arts convention ever!!! 12 seminars, stage performances and more. DRAGONFEST.COM

Our Expansion Campaign

Museums. They inspire us, they teach us, and they help us move forward by looking back. We need your help to expand and to make an impact on our youth. Join us as we raise $5 million to relocate the museum. To make a donation, please CLICK HERE

The Museum Store

Looking for ways to support the museum and you don’t know how? Well, we have a solution. The Museum Store has plenty of great things you can wear to tell others about the museum. Just CLICK HERE

Museum Group Tours

If you have a group from 10 to 30 people and want to have a special tour just for your group only? Then let us know. Our tours are done on Mon, Tues or Wed when the museum is not open to the public. For more info, CLICK HERE. Just call us at (818) 478-1722.

Museum Monthly Events!

Every month, we hold at least two (2) events at the museum. From movie screenings to honor days to book signings to comedy nights to game nights to even wine tasting. We hold seminars, workshops, and classes. We hold craft fairs, artists’ displays and sometimes we just have a fun party night. Check out our EVENTS PAGE.

As a museum, we feel we are an essential part of this community. Over the years we have continued to provide different branches of humanitarian work for the city. Please visit the following to make a donation: CLICK HERE

Learn from the greatest martial artists in the world as they share their techniques, movements and their personal method of fighting in our Free Expert Class.

The Martial Arts School Owners Group is available free-of-charge on Facebook. Created by School Owner Fariborz Azhakh, this is a terrific way for school owners to keep in touch and share information.

It’s important that we do all we can to help the martial arts community grow. Through this page, we will provide workforce development and special tips that will help you and your business grow.


Learn more about the Museum, get the behind the scenes, keep updated on things that are happening and get special videos, then PATREON.COM is for you. Click Here for more info.


Enjoy the release of the Museum’s first children’s book, “The Adventures of Ichi & His Friend”. With characters created and represent the Martial Arts History Museum, it is now available on Amazon. CLICK HERE


Want to learn more about the museum, martial arts history, fun events, biographies, and everything you always wanted to know about the martial arts? Well, look no further, subscribe FREE to our Youtube page. CLICK HERE TO ENJOY.

Martial Arts History Museum

Learn About Culture and History

The Martial Arts History Museum is an exciting place for the entire family to enjoy. Even if you’ve never done martial arts in your life, you will have a great time exploring how Asian history became part of American history through film, tv, animation and more. Artifacts include several Japanese Samurai, a unique look as the artistry of the Ninja or trans the roots of anime through our animation timeline.

If you enjoy movies and television, you will love our flim/tv timeline tracing roots to Anna May Wong and Akira Kurasawa’s epic film, the Seven Samurai. It takes close to an hour to visit the museum and scheduled tours are available.

The Museum would like to extend its gratitude for the following foundations, organizations and larger contributors:


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