Shusui Museum of Art

One of the greatest Japanese sword collections in Japan
This private museum has an impressive 40 samurai swords and pieces of body armor from the 9th to 14th centuries on permanent display, plus Japanese and Chinese artwork. Also of interest is the exhibit detailing the creation of a Japanese sword. “Shusui” means “clear autumn water” which represents the beauty and exquisite styling of Japanese swords. English guide available.
Address 1-3-6 Sengokumachi
Hours 10:00 - 18:00 (last admission 17:30)
Closed Mon, Around the New Year’s Day, scheduled maintenance days (If Mon is a nat. hol., the museum will also be closed the following day)
Cost Adults: ¥800 (¥600), ages 15 to 17 : ¥300, ages 14 under: Free
*The cost in brackets is for groups of 20 or more people
Access 5-min walk from “Ote Mall” tram stop (Centram)
Get off at “Shusui Bijutsukan” (Toyama City Tour Bus “Gurutto Bus” South Route)