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Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum

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Address: 2-1 Dewa-machi, Kanazawa 920-0963, Ishikawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 76-231-7580
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Many national treasures are housed in this museum, including a precious...
Many national treasures are housed in this museum, including a precious 17th-century incense burner, scrolls, paintings and samurai costumes.
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Interesting Artwork

A well organized museum with a variety of contemporary and historical art. Of note is the exhibition hall of craft art.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2013
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Sydney NSW
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Spent a lovely morning browsing around this gallery. Featuring paintings and sculptures in about 7 different rooms. Has a nice tea room as well. Take your time to walk around and absorb the surrounding area as well.

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

If you thirst for more modern art after the 21st Century museum, then head for the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, located up the hill from the 21st Century museum, on the east side of Kenroku-en. The museum is split into two parts, one which house modern and student work (this is hit or miss) which you can enter for... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Exhibition hall of craft art is very interesting. Museum next to the famous Kenroku-en park and close to the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Clayton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Although this center has a wide variety of high end products from the Ishikawa Prefecture, there are not many available for purchase. The museum display is interesting, but not one that begs a visit.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

... because I'm really reviewing the cafe inside the museum whose name I do not know. But it is a creation of master pastry chef and master chocolatier Hironobu Tsujiguchi. It is quite an experience to come from the traditional classical Shiguritei Teahouse about five minutes away into the modern, beautiful sunlit structure. And the pastries are so incredibly delicious.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

A well organized museum with a variety of contemporary and historical art. Of note is the exhibition hall of craft art.

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Chicago Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

Fine building, very organized, well thought out exhibits, very welcoming.

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Additional Information about Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum

Address: 2-1 Dewa-machi, Kanazawa 920-0963, Ishikawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 76-231-7580
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Ishikawa Prefecture  >  Kanazawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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