Kanazawa Folklore Museum
Experiencing the good old days of Japan
The building of the museum was built in 1899 to be the Ishikawa Prefecture Second Junior High School.
This building is a Important Cultural Property. It was opened as a folklore and cultural asset museum in 1978, and renamed Kanazawa Folklore Museum in 2007.
Here you will find exhibits relating to life before and after World War II, changes brought about by electrical appliances in the high-growth period, and the customs of Kanazawa.
- 9:30am ~ 5:00pm (Admission until 4:30pm)
- Year-end and New Year’s holidays (12/29~1/3) and periods of exhibit changeovers.
Adults ¥310, 65 years or older: ¥210, High school students or younger: free
- Hokutetsu Bus: Kanazawa Station to Ishibiki-machi, and walk for 1 min / Flat Bus (Kikugawa route): Kanazawa Station to Tobiume-cho and walk for 2 min, or get off at Kenrokuen-kodatsuno-gate (Traditional Arts and Crafts Museum) and walk for 5 min.
- 3-31 Tobiume-cho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0938
- [TEL/FAX] 076-222-5740