Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Arts & Crafts

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Japanese script: 石川県立伝統産業工芸館
Area: Ishikawa
Address: 1-1 Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken [map]
Phone: 076-262-2020 076-262-2020
Access: 2.4 km from Kanazawa Station Hokuriku Shinkansen
Hours: 9am to 5pm
Admission: Adults: ¥260
Children: ¥100
Seniors: ¥200
Accessibility options: Premises are wheelchair accessible
Website: http://www.ishikawa-densankan.jp/english...

A modest traditional arts and crafts museum located within the grounds of Kenrokuen.

Photo by Gregory Lane

The museum is closed every Thursday during off season (December 1 to March 31), and is closed on the third Thursday of the month during high season (April 1 to November 30.)

Photo by Gregory Lane

The exhibits of the museum are examples of the 36 different types of arts and crafts that have been developed in Ishikawa Prefecture – including Kutani Porcelain, Kanazawa gold leaf, Lacquer ware, Kanazawa Ohi ware, Suzu ceramics and a Kaga lion dance mask.