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Chinese-Americans 1785-: Museums/Exhibits


Chinese American Historical Museum at the Ng Shing Gung 635 Phelan Ave. San Jose, CA

The Chinese American Museum 425 N Los Angeles St. Los Angeles , CA (213) 485-8567

The Chinese American Museum in Washington, DC 1218 16th St. NW Washington, DC 20036

Chinese American Museum of northern California 232 1st St. Marysville, CA 95901

Chinese Historical Society of America    965 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Chinese Historical society of America Museum 965 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Chinese-American Museum of Chicago 238 West 23rd Street, Chicago, IL 60616  312-949-1000

Chinese Historical Society of America 411 Bernard St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site also known as Kam Wah Chung Company Building John Day, OR 97845

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum 404 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013 (212) 619-4785

Portland Chinatown Museum 127 NW Third Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

Wo Hing Museum 120 Dickenson Street, Lahaina, HI 96761

Exhibits past & present

Tales of the Distant Past: The Story of Hong Kong and the Chinese Diaspora (A Tribute from the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals of Hong Kong) October 6, 2015 -  October 9, 2016 

Chinese-American Museum of Chicago located in Chicago's Chinatown, at 238 West 23rd Street in Chicago. The Museum opened to the public on May 21, 2005. After a devastating fire in September of 2008, the Museum was closed for renovation and reopened in 2010.

The Lee Family of New York Chinatown Since 1888 October 23, 2013 – July 6, 2014

San Pablo Chinatown Online Exhibit 

There Was a Chinatown Here by Market Street Chinatown Archeology Project

On gold mountain - an exhibition on the Chinese American experience based on the book by Lisa See at The Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles. (2001).

Chinese-American Contribution To Transcontinental Railroad - Exhibition in Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

China - Chinese Americans at The Hoover Library & Museum.

Enjoy and Defend Our American Citizenship at CHSA at 965 Clay St, San Francisco (May 2008) - explores the experiences of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A.) in their groundbreaking work alongside groups such as the NAACP to challenge discriminatory laws while creating the support systems necessary for survival in a segregated United States.

Remembering 1882: Fighting for Civil Rights in the Shadow of the Chinese Exclusion Act

With a Single Step: Stories in the Making of America/America through a Chinese Lens


      425 N Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

      10:00a - 3:00p       213-485-8567


The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)

215 Centre Street, (between Howard and Grand Streets) New York

11:00a - 6:00p