Jikji Museum of Buddhist Arts, inaugurated in 1996, specializes in the preservation, analysis, and exhibition of Buddhist cultural properties being kept by a number of Buddhist temples located in the Gyeongsangbuk-do districts around the Jikjisa Temple, such as the Gimcheon, Sangju, Gumi, Mungyeong, and Yecheon temples.

The museum has in its possession about 2000 items that are considered cultural properties, including Collections:
Hexagonal Sarira Casket from Stupa at Dorisa Temple, (National Treasure No. 208)
Bronze Bell Cast by Monk Sain from Gimryongsa Temple (Treasure No. 11-2)
Granite Seated Baisajyaguru from Jikjisa Temple, (Treasure No. 319)
Gilt-Bronze Meal Gong Excavated from Hancheonsa Temple (Treasure No. 1141)
Sutra on the Ritual and Pray for Peaceful Death Chapter 6~10(Treasure No. 1241)
Writing of PrajnaParamita, Gandavyuha and Offering(Treasure No. 1303)
Lotus Sutra Chapter 1~3 and 4~7(Treasure No. 1306)
Granite Seated Arhat (Gyongsangbuk-do Tangible Cultural Property No. 216).

Annals

Sept. 1989: The construction of Museum begins, with the aim of analyzing,       preserving, and putting on exhibit the various cultural properties included in the       collection of the main temple and branch temples of Jikji-sa.
Aug. 1992: A request is filed at the Ministry of Culture-Sports for permission to       renovate the Cheongpung-ryo of the Jikji-sa Temple and to rename it "Hall of       Antiquities."
Oct. 1993: The Ministry of Culture-Sports approves the renovation of the       Cheongpung-ryo and renaming it "Hall of Antiquities."
July 1995: Approximately 300 collections considered cultural properties are       transferred to the main temple from the branch temple.
Oct. 18, 1995: Inauguration of the Jikji Museum of Buddhist Arts
Nov. 22, 1996: Registration of the museum as the Primary Specialist Museum
June 1999: Reopening of the Exhibition Hall after the renovation
June - August, 2000: The first in a series of investigations is conducted on       the collection of antiquities kept in the main and branch temples belonging to the       8th-district Joge-jong Sect of Korean Buddhism.
Oct. 1-Nov. 20, 2000: A special exhibition of Korean high Buddhist monks,       entitled "Profiles of Those Who Trailed the Enlightenment," was held.
Apr. 2001: The annual antiques exhibit was replaced.
Aug. 2001: Launch of the Jikji Museum of Buddhist Arts Web site
Apr. 2002: Establishment of the annual exhibition of "Buddhist Guardian Deities,       Shinjung"
Apr. 2003: Establishment of the annual exhibition of a selection of paintings       "Sketches for Buddahs of the Three Worlds of Altar Painting"
Sept. 20-Oct. 31, 2003: The 2nd special exhibition of rubbed copies of       Korean Buddhist bells, entitled "Heavenly Sound of Enlightenment Coming Down       like Floral Petals," was held.
Mar. 2-Mar. 31, 2004: Special exhibit of rubbed copies of Korean Buddhist       bells, entitled "Heavenly Sound of Enlightenment Coming Down like Floral       Petals," at Jinju National Museum
April, 2004: Establishment of the annual exhibition of "The Mountain God       painting & The Recluse painting", Buddhist paintings
Apr. 16 - May 16, 2004: Special exhibit of rubbed copies of Korean Buddhist       bells, entitled "Heavenly Sound of Enlightenment Coming Down like Floral       Petals," held at the Daegu National Museum
July 27-Sept. 12, 2004: Special exhibit of rubbed copies of Korean Buddhist       bells, entitled "Heavenly Sound of Enlightenment Coming Down like Floral       Petals," held at the Chuncheon National Museum
Dec. 1-Dec. 26, 2004: The 3rd special exhibition of rubbed copies of stone       monument inscriptions in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province will be held.