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Filipino American History Month

Recognizing the heritage and history of the Filipino community, past and present.

Filipino American Mural at Unidad Park titled Filipino Americans: A Glorious History, A Golden Legacy
Filipino American Mural at Unidad Park titled Filipino Americans: A Glorious History, A Golden Legacy

A celebration of the Filipino American community

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County are proud to join the nationwide celebration of Filipino American History Month in October. During this month, and throughout the year, we will share stories from the past and present, and recognize the thriving and diverse Filipino community who calls Los Angeles home. 

Join the conversation on social media by sharing your own stories about Filipino history and culture by using #NHMLA and #FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth

Stories from L.A. and the collections