This is the only Museum in Japan which specializes in Lacquer (Urushi) Art. This spacious Museum displays a number of lacquer art works by various artists belonging to different periods, some of whom are members of Art Academy and persons designated as "Living National Cultural Treasure". Visitors can also watch video clips related to lacquer art. The Museum has a collection of not only Wajima lacquer art but also lacquer work from different regions of Japan as well as from overseas. The Museum gives an insight into the serious nature of lacquer art.