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Hakone Museum of Art

1300 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-82-2623
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Good relaxing visit

It’s not a big museum, just two floors filled with a very nice selection of porcelain and ceramic... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
hong kong
The museum that's really a park

The touristy Hakone area of Japan includes a series of railway hill stations beginning at... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
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“moss garden” (12 reviews)
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1300 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-82-2623

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

It’s not a big museum, just two floors filled with a very nice selection of porcelain and ceramic work. And similar to other Japanese museums, the exhibitions are very minimal, clean and quiet. There are some really nice works dating several thousand years ago in...More

Thank kubrickian
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The touristy Hakone area of Japan includes a series of railway hill stations beginning at Hankone-Yumoto and ending at Gora (pronounced “Go-la.” Japanese does not have the “r” sound). At the end of the line, and in between, are famous hot springs, shrines, galleries, hikes,...More

1  Thank rossf976
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

So we were in hakone when it was raining. So the museum was a fun activity nearby our ryokan. The train stops right in front of the museum. The pot collection os nice to look at but there is no translation. So part from knowing...More

Thank DianaVredeveld
Reviewed 16 May 2017

They have 5000 year old excuisite pottery dating back as far as 3000bc, as well as more recent collections. When I visited they were having a Galle and Daum glass exhibition. This was the most extensive collection of Galle and Daum I have ever seen...More

Thank Rula A
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Depending on time of year and interest, the pottery or the garden are worth visits in their own right. We were lucky - saw fabulous autumn colour in the lovely gardens. Luckily most visitors don't stay long. Next to the cog railway station or possible...More

Thank gmbklm
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It's attractive because using beauty of nature and arts. You can drink organic green tea for ceremonies.It's good.

Thank Yuusuke2017
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Sometimes being at the wrong time in a place makes you misjudge it...something tells me that this garden requires spring to see it in its all beauty. September was not the right month I reckon. Nevertheless expect the precision and savvy eye of the Japanese...More

Thank laura w
Reviewed 14 December 2016

the museum itself is smaller with some nice pottery, however, the garden is spectacular. Maple trees, moss area and small bridges.

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 13 December 2016

During my visit in Nov, the fall colors were stunning and along witht he views of the mountains, it offered spectacular photo ops. The garden was beautiful, which was typical of all Japanese gardens I visited.

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Note that the museum is closed on Thursdays. No information on their website, when we arrived, found the place locked up. A Japanese group ahead of us also in the same predicament, surprised that it was closed.

2  Thank LCW24
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