The Hakuko-kan is an institution on the theme of gold leaf as Kanazawa's typical traditional handicraft article. Visitors can see the history, culture, and manufacturing process of gold leaf. The institution exhibits and sells products that use gold leaf, such as craft manufactures, cosmetics, and food. A gold leaf transfer and attachment experience menu is prepared for visitors.
Gold leaf transfer experience:
Seizing, putting, and shaping gold leaf with bamboo chopsticks on a leather board (for 10 minutes) for 500 yen
Gold leaf attachment experience:
Attaching gold leaf to objects, such as a hand mirror and jewel box (for 35 minutes) for 1,800 yen.
*The institution can accommodate a maximum of 70 visitors. (A group of visitors must make a reservation.)