Top List of Museums in Kanazawa-shi

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  1. 21st Century Museum Of Contemporary Art

    #1 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    21st Century Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Exhibition

    Address: 1 Chome-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0962, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    One of the most popular museums in Kanazawa, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art was built in 2004 and tourists across the world flock here in huge numbers, every year. Arts and creations whic...Read more

  2. D. T. Suzuki Museum

    #2 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    D. T. Suzuki Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 3 Chome-4-20 Honda Machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0964, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Suzuki Daisetz Teitaro was a Buddhist philosopher and in order to tell people more about his life and works, The D T Suzuki Museum was built in 2005. His writings translated in various other languages...Read more

  3. Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum

    #3 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: Japan, 〒 920-0963 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, 2 - Daimecho

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    One of the prime museums in Kanazawa which are established to promote local art forms, Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum should be visited by anyone who loves to explore different art and culture. Many ...Read more

  4. Kanazawa Yasue Gold Leaf Museum

    #4 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Kanazawa Yasue Gold Leaf Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Workshop

    Address: 1 Chome-3-10 Higashiyama, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0831, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Remember the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto? An architectural marvel with a tinge of gold! Well, the gold leaf used in the Golden Pavilion is actually made in Kanazawa. Moreover, tourists can even watch the...Read more

  5. Kanazawa City Ashigaru Museum

    #5 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Kanazawa City Ashigaru Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1 Chome-9-3 Nagamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0865, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    If you want to go back in time and get the old world vibe, then Nagamachi in Kanazawa has something really interesting in store for you. The Kanazawa City Ashigaru Museum is dedicated to the lower cas...Read more

  6. Ishikawa Prefectural Museum For Traditional Products And Crafts

    #6 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Ishikawa Prefectural Museum For Traditional Products And Crafts

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Arts And Crafts

    Address: 1-1 Kenroku Machi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0936, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Japan has a flourishing scene of arts and crafts. And in order to celebrate and promote it, the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts was built. In this museum about 36 diffe...Read more

  7. Kanazawa Phonograph Museum

    #7 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Kanazawa Phonograph Museum

    Tags: Museum, Photo Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: 2 Chome-11-21 Owaricho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0902, Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Love vintage things? Want to relive the good old days? Want to know about the oldest medium of listening to music? Then, the recommended place in Kanazawa is the Kanazawa Phonograph Museum. The museum...Read more

  8. Kanazawa Noh Museum

    #8 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Kanazawa Noh Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1 Chome-2-25 Hirosaka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0962, Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Japanese musicals are melodious and enchanting! And so is the Kanazawa’s iconic Noh musical drama. But how did it actually started? In order to know more about the art form, visiting Kanazawa No...Read more

  9. Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum

    #9 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Address: Japan, 〒 920-0963 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, 3 - Daimecho

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    In order to know more about Kanazawa and Prefectural History, you should definitely visit the Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum. Once a factory for silk production, Ishikawa Prefectural History Muse...Read more

  10. Kanazawa Port Ono Karakuri Museum

    #10 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Kanazawa Port Ono Karakuri Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Japan, 〒 920-0331 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, Onomachi, 4 - 2 - 29

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Winding up dolls is an interesting concept which was churned out of Japan. And there is a special museum dedicated specifically to this in the Kanazawa Port Ono Karakuri Museum. How the dolls are made...Read more

  11. Nakamura Memorial Museum

    #11 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Nakamura Memorial Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 3 Chome-2-29 Hondamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0964, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Another museum in Kanazawa, the Nakamura Memorial Museum is named after Nakamura Eishen, a wealthy brewer who was of the opinion that there should be a place which will have artefacts belonging to the...Read more

  12. Muro Saisei Kinenkan Museum

    #12 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Muro Saisei Kinenkan Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 3-22 Sennichimachi, Kanazawa 921-8023 ,Ishikawa Prefecture

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Want to spend some time soaking in authentic Japanese literature? Want to know more about famous Japanese writer? Well, then Muro Saisei Kinenkan Museum is one of the places in Kanazawa which will giv...Read more

  13. Ohi Pottery Museum

    #13 of 13 Museums in Kanazawa-shi
    Ohi Pottery Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 2-17 Hashibachō, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0911, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Japanese pottery is famous. And hence, if you’re heading towards Kanazawa, then visiting the unique and iconic Ohi Pottery Museum is a must. A tour of this place and you’ll get to know abo...Read more

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