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Admire many paintings and sculptures at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, home to masterpieces by the likes of Picasso, Rodin, and Morie Ogiwara. The outdoor museum, laid out along a grassy hillside and surrounded by forested mountains, boasts a permanent collection of more than 100 sculptures and 300 paintings by both renowned foreign and Japanese artists. Be sure to check the museum's website for information regarding group tickets, family rates, temporary exhibits, special events, and more. Make The Hakone Open-Air Museum a part of your Hakone-machi vacation plans using our Hakone-machi day trip website .
Tours to The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Hakone Private Two Day Tour from Tokyo with Overnight Stay in Ryokan BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $461
Duration: 2 days
Hakone Private One Day Tour From Tokyo: Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi, Hakone National Park BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $311
Duration: 10 hours
The Hakone Open-Air Museum Reviews
On a vraiment été sous le charme de ce musée magnifique ! Les sculptures sont disposés avec goût et intelligence, pratiquement chaque pièce mérite qu’on s’y arrête une demi-heure, l’entretien du parc ... more »We were really charmed by this magnificent museum! The sculptures are arranged with taste and intelligence, practically every piece deserves to be stopped for half an hour, the maintenance of the park and the Picasso pavilion are maintained to perfection. Really recommenditing!!!
The Hakone Open-Air Museum is a very nice modern sculpture park/museum. The museum itself is quite small, but the sculpture park is quite large. There is a lot to explore. I arrived shortly after it r... more »
What a wonderful experience to walk through the grounds of the open air museum on a perfect winters day.There is something for everyone, from the youngest to the oldest. Children are catered for by having access to two dedicated play areas which are unique. You may not have a positive feeling about every exhibit you observe but overall there is something for everyone. Make sure you go to the too of the tower with the beautiful stained glass interior. Dip your feet in the steaming foot pool and of course there is the Picasso exhibition which is exquisite. There are plenty of places to eat and relax and gift shops aplenty. The museum was my Hakone highlight.
This is a very unique experience in Japan. If you can really appreciate art, then this is the place for you! There is a great open-air walk through a park like atmosphere with tons of artwork to see. For me personally, I am not a huge fan of art. If you feel the same, then I would probably skip this. There is tons of other things to do and see in Japan. This is a great stop for art lovers, but not for everyone.
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