Trip Planner: Asia / Japan / Chubu / Hokuriku / Ishikawa Prefecture / Kanazawa / Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts
At Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, take time to fall in love with traditional skills, developed through history and culture of this region. Browse the dimly lit sections of the permanent exhibit space and learn about traditional clothes, local food, housing, praying rituals, and festivals. Look for the examples of world-renowned Kutani pottery, hand-painted silk, and Japanese paper--to name just a small portion of more than 30 regional crafts that are on the display here. The descriptions and free audio guide are available in English. The museum shop on the ground floor sells crafts, hand made by local artisans. Arrange to visit Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts and other attractions in Kanazawa using our Kanazawa attractions tool.
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts reviews
Beautiful wares with interesting facts about their construction. (Kaga lanterns last longer because they're made from rings, rather than a spiral.) Also one of the better shops for finding unique... more »
As Kanazawa is known for arts and crafts, we decided to visit this museum but did not have high expectations, but we were extremely pleased that we did so. The displays of lacquerware, Kaga... more »
Don't miss this gem as it displays all kinds of traditional arts of Japan and has an excellent where you can purchase some of the handicrafts.
If you need a break from the heat while exlporing the gardens pop into this small museum for a taste of all the handicrafts the area is famous for!
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