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National Crafts Museum-Kanazawa

The National Crafts Museum

Recently moved from its original location in Tokyo to Kanazawa in the Ishikawa prefecture, the National Crafts Museum is a great asset in the conservati


The park - Mawaki Archaeological Museum

On the Noto Peninsula, in Ishikawa Prefecture, the Mawaki Archaeological Park Museum is a vast complex offering reconstruction of remains from the Jomon period, a museum, an experimental village, a

The Kita-ke house

The Kita-ke residence belonged to the Kita family, which was very powerful at the beginning of the 19th century.


The Wajima-nuri Lacquerware Museum

The port city of Wajima in Ishikawa prefecture has established itself as the center of production of very high quality lacquerware; the wajima-nuri. Enter the museum dedicated to them.

Crafts Center Yuwaku Sosaku No Mori

Yuwaku Sosaku No Mori

Handicraft buffs will be pleasantly surprised at Yuwaku Sosaku No Mori in Kanazawa. And this family outing becomes a must for rainy afternoons.

Four Kutani Kosen

Kutani Pottery Kosen Kiln

Another craft to add to the list of Kanazawa pride: Kutani porcelain!

Prefectural Museum of Art Ishikawa

Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art

For several centuries, the region of Kanazawa has been one of the most important centers of handicrafts for Japanese art. Enter this museum and discover the wonders of human techniques.

Museum of gold leaf Yasue

Yasue Gold-Leaf Museum

Kanazawa, literally "golden swamp," has remained at the height of its poetic etymology.

Museum of the 21st century

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

Kanazawa has everything a great city needs. What city wouldn't want a contemporary art museum as a cultural asset?

Prefectural Museum of Traditional Crafts

Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Arts and Crafts

Kanazawa, the little Kyoto. Kanazawa, the city of creation. Kanazawa, a city alive with museums.