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Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art (石川県立美術館)

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Art Museum

This integrated art museum is located in Dewamachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. It opened in 1959 and was moved to its current location in 1983. The museum collects and displays various works, ranging from the works of artists associated with Ishikawa Prefecture to the antiques associated with the Maeda Family of the Kaga clan, which are its focus, to Japanese-style paintings, oil paintings and sculptures. It also houses a National Treasure, “Iro-e Kiji Koro (Incense burner in the shape of pheasant decorated with overglaze enamels),” by Nonomura Ninsei, and other important cultural properties. There are seven collection exhibition rooms, which are rotated regularly, to display different works. The café created by a patissier Hironobu Tsujiguchi is also very popular.

place

Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Dewamachi 2-1 (KanazawaArea)

phone 0762317580
place

9:30-18:00 (Last admission 17:30)

Review of Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/07/03 Beautiful local museum
Visited to soak in the local art and was pleasantly surprised by the high quality exhibits. The incense burners are particularly lovely in person, as are some of the other historic exhibits. The...
Reviewed:2019/04/25 Nice museum with high quality pastisserie and cafe
The temporary exibit withJapanese oil paintings was very nice and well worth a visit. Also the permanent exibit was nice. Dont wiss the cafe that make their own lovely pastisseries - really superb!
Reviewed:2018/11/22 An impressive small museum of regional crafts
We visited this museum, and enjoyed the displays of various arts - emphasis is on Decorative Arts. Display cases are nicely lit and organized. We bought two delightful Kutani tea cups and matching...

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Details

Address
Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Dewamachi 2-1 [map]
Area
KanazawaArea
Phone
0762317580
Hours
9:30-18:00 (Last admission 17:30)
Closed
New Year's Holiday, There may be days when the facility is closed.
Fees
[2nd floor collection exhibition and Maeda Ikutokukai Soukeikaku Bunko (Admission fee to view)]
[General]370yen
[College students]290yen
[High School Students and below] Free
[Over 65]290yen
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, Diners Club)
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(DoCoMo, au, SoftBank, freespot)
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 7, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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          Long, thin Ishikawa prefecture runs along the Sea of Japan up into Noto Peninsula. Highlights of the seaside towns lining the west coast include Kanazawa, often described as a "Little Kyoto" thanks to its old wooden tea houses and geisha culture as well as its picturesque Japanese garden, Kenroku-en.