Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum
Inside the Castle Park, Seison-kaku is a retirement villa built by a Maeda lord for his mother in 1863. Elegant chambers named for trees...
This museum exhibits the Honda family (chief retainers to the Maeda clan) collection of armour, household utensils and art. There's a...
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
A low-slung glass cylinder, 113m in diameter, forms the perimeter of this 2004 'it' building. Inside, galleries are arranged like boxes...
Ishikawa Prefectural Nō Theatre
Nō theatre is alive and well in Kanazawa. Weekly performances take place here, during summer.
Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum information
Lonely Planet review
All the local specialties are covered here with an emphasis on Kutani porcelain, Japanese painting and Kaga yūzen (silk-dyed) fabrics and costumes. Admission prices vary during special exhibitions.