Looking for a Fun Place for Kids to learn and enjoy?
Los Angeles Museums are the best and making its way up the ladder is the Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank. Designed as an educational, cultural and artistic experience, it is a place in which visitors and young people can learn about each of the different Asian countries (China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, etc.) and how martial arts played a significant role in their culture, history and traditions. It also provides an historical look at American history with sections on the History of Anime, Martial Arts in America and Media arts including Hollywood films, tv and magazines. The Martial Arts History Museum is something the whole family can enjoy from a collection of traditional Japanese Samurai, Theodore Roosevelt studying judo, Chinese lions, to such items as the Karate Kid headband, Mortal Kombat shield, etc.
YES! We have re-opened as of June 15, 2020
The Museum launches the first of a series of children’s storybook, “The Adventures of Ichi & His Friends.” This can be found on Amazon by CLICKING HERE
To compliment the “Adventures of Ichi & His Friends,” we have created a fun workbook. This includes puzzles, mazes, coloring pages and more to help inspire your child.
MAKE YOUR PLANS TO
VISIT THE MUSEUM
Looking for the “Best Museums in Los Angeles”, then you will love the Martial Arts History Museum. Designed by the artists of the Walt Disney Company, Dreamworks, The Simpsons and Halloween professionals who kindly donated their time and services to make the Martial Arts History Museum an enjoyable place for the whole family. It is not a who’s who, it is not a sports museum, rather, it is about history, culture, art, music and tradition and how Asian history became part of American history.
NEW, CULTURAL FIELD TRIP
FOR SCHOOLS TO ENJOY
Plan your next “field trip” for the Martial Arts History Museum. We provide “Unified School District Tours”, “Home School Tours”, “Special Education Tours”, “Senior Tours”, and more. The Museum is also a great place for “After School Activities”, “YMCA Events”, “Boys & Girls Clubs”, and a Fun Place for Kids to Enjoy. Tours take approximately 1 hour to enjoy. They include time to enjoy the Museum, a docent-led tour PLUS a fun Scavenger Hunt to earn a Museum sticker. Affordable group rate.
MONTHLY EVENTS FOR THE
The Martial Arts History Museum hosts a variety of unique events and seminars twice a month. From Honor Days, movie screenings, anime exhibits, Asian artistry, Samurai history, language workshops, sushi seminars, animation drawings, craft displays, martial art demonstrations to sword cutting performances, makes the facility a place to visit frequently. We have some fantastic events that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Please visit the Martial Arts History Museum’s events page.
GET “BEHIND THE SCENES”
& MORE WITH PATREON
If you want to know more about the Museum, get the behind the scenes of their projects, keep updated on things that are happening and get special videos that only a rare few get to see, then PATREON.COM is for you. If you believe in the museum and support museum president Michael Matsuda’s effort to keep our history alive, then we invite you to show your support through our new “PATREON” page. 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
DRAGONFEST 2020 DATES ANNOUNCED
The dates for Dragonfest 2019 are: August 22, 23, 2020. This year, we will have a 2-Day event which will include vendors booths on both days, Seminars on both days and stage performances on both days. It will be held once again at the Pickwick Gardens Convention Center. Details at DRAGONFEST.COM
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:
Another unique way to support the MARTIAL ARTS HISTORY MUSEUM is through buying your Amazon products through the Amazon Smile program:
• Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Martial Arts History Museum whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
• You can select the museum, a charitable organization, after signing in.
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CLICK HERE to register the Martial Arts History Museum as your charitable organization today!
ENJOY OUR OFFICIAL MUSEUM BOOKS
The Martial Arts History and Martial Arts History Museum are Registered Trademarks.
The Martial Arts History Museum Logo is a Registered Trademarks.
The Characters of the Museum are Official Trademarks of the Museum.