One of the Largest “Experience-type Comprehensive Gold Leaf Museums
On April 20, 2018, this facility has been reborn as one of the largest experience-type comprehensive museums in Japan to learn all aspects of gold leaves. It is packed with a wide array of attractions powered by the latest digital arts. Everybody, from small kids to adults, can touch, play with, enjoy and learn about gold leaves here. A large variety of gift items for your special someone such as supreme quality crafts are also waiting for you. Don’t hesitate to ask for advice.
2-1-1 Morito, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture 921-8061
Take Uniquely Kanazawa Photos - Gold-leafed Chamber in Main Store HAKUKOKAN
Sitting amid the Gold-leafed Chamber decorated with 10,000 gold leaves is the replica of the armor/helmet of Lord Maeda Toshiie. The tale of Lord Toshiie is shown by the state-of-arts projection technology.
Experience-type Museum Powered by Media Arts
In this comprehensive museum, you can have fun and learn all about gold leaves - virtual fitting of the armor/helmet, production process of gold leaves, historical background as well as gold leaves of the world, unique properties of gold leaves and more.
Gold-leafing Experience to Feel the Soul of Craftsmen
We offer experiential programs including a wide array of metal-leafing experiences as well as the gold-leaf transfer experience to feel how thin gold leaves are. We can accommodate from one person to a group of 100.
One of the Largest Specialty Gold Leaf Stores in the Hokuriku Region
In addition to the affordable sweets and cosmetics, we have a large variety of crafts reflecting the seasonal motifs. Ask for advice to choose the perfect gifts for your special someone.
Supreme Quality Crafts of the New Forms
From the original pieces in the motif of the famous paintings of Rinpa and Kano schools to the modern arts with the impressive sparkle of Kanazawa Gold Leaf, we have a wide array of supreme quality crafts.
Gold Leaf Soft Ice Cream Created Buzz in Media
At the café adjacent to the store, you can enjoy our Brilliance of Gold Leaf Soft Ice Cream, the buzz-creating delicacy in media, as well as coffee and seasonal sweets. Take a break in your sightseeing itinerary.
Take the airport limousine bus from Komatsu Airport and get off at Kanazawa Station.
20 minutes by car from Kanazawa Station.
・5 minutes by car from the Kanazawa Nishi Exit of the Hokuriku Expressway
(or 1 minute to the up-way toll gate)
・15 minutes by car from JR Kanazawa Station.
・20 minutes by car from Kenrokuen. Free parking space available.
Accommodates up to 6 large tourist coaches.
・From Osaka (2 hours 29 minutes at quickest): Osaka Station > (Thunderbird) > Kanazawa Station
・From Nagoya (2 hours 47 minutes at quickest): Nagoya Station > (Shirasagi) > Kanazawa Station
・From Tokyo (2 hours 28 minutes at quickest): Tokyo Station > (Hokuriku Shinkansen) > Kanazawa Station