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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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Tokyo, Japan
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104 reviews 104 reviews
30 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 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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120 reviews 120 reviews
23 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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201 reviews 201 reviews
76 attraction reviews
231 helpful votes 231 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
41 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

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

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