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Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts

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Delightful collection of art and crafts and other products of the area

After visiting the Seisonkakuk Villa at the edge of Kenrokuen Gardens, we happened upon the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Sharon H
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Traditional Products and Crafts

This is a small museum that displays all traditional crafts and arts developed in Ishikawa. The... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
Judi L
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Denver, Colorado
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Set aside an hour to enjoy the array of handicrafts for which Kanazawa is most well-known, including the famous Kutani pottery, dyeing and hand painting on silk, lacquerware, metalwork, gold leaf, Japanese paper and fireworks.
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1-1 Kenroku-machi, Kanazawa 920-0936, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

After visiting the Seisonkakuk Villa at the edge of Kenrokuen Gardens, we happened upon the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, so we wandered in to see what was there. It exhibits 36 types of arts and crafts developed in Ishikawa and divides...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is a small museum that displays all traditional crafts and arts developed in Ishikawa. The art, porcelain, and dyed silk are fabulous. There is also gold leaf lacquer ware, a display of umbrellas, and local toys. Wonderful gift shop. We also enjoyed tea while...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed November 24, 2017

We had a combined ticket "Kenrokuen+1" allowing to enter 1 museum and decided to go to this museum. So glad we did! The museum is by the side of Kenrokuen, it's not big, but displays all traditional crafts and arts developed in Ishikawa. You can...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Carefully arranged and stylishly displayed works of arts, plus items for sale in the gift shop. An artisan was demonstrating his trade.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful pieces . Small museum but very nice place to have a green tea while looking at the japanese garden!

Thank Floriane L
Reviewed June 22, 2017

The museum is perfectly located within Kenrokuen Gardens in Kanazawa. It holds a treasure trove of exhibits from earthenware and pottery to woodwork and goldleaf, paper and cloth, to umbrellas and instruments. It is not just about traditional crafts, but it offers visitors detail about...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Impeccably displayed collection of ceramics, gold leaf, lacquer ware, paper, embroidery, wood and steel. The ware includes pottery, lantern, masks, decorative umbrellas, toys, musical instruments for the lovers of fine arts. Worth the 206 yen entrance fee. Enjoy.

Thank Letsgoway
Reviewed May 1, 2017

A small well laid out selection of Japanese crafts, unfortunately there are no English labels but most of the objects speak for themselves.

Thank leafpeeperbristol
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

I was quite impressed by the high quality of the lacquer ware, earthen ware & woodwork. It isn't a big range of crafts, most of which are for sale. Certainly the costs reflect the labour and expertise, which means the high end crafts will be...More

Thank Dale T
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Nice small museum that has some beautifully crafted examples of work from the area. English signage is very limited. Pretty good selection offered in the shop.

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