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Narukawa Art Museum

570 Motohakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0522, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-83-6828
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Little known, but well worth a visit

Lovely small art museum, specializing in kaleidoscopes and Noh masks. Lounge has great view of... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Port St Lucie, FL
Beautiful gallery with a nice gift shop

Currently exhibiting paintings of Masato Yanagisawa until mid-Sept '17. Beautiful depictions of... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
London, United Kingdom
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570 Motohakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0522, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-83-6828

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Lovely small art museum, specializing in kaleidoscopes and Noh masks. Lounge has great view of Lake Ashi, and on a clear day, you can see Mt Fuji.

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Currently exhibiting paintings of Masato Yanagisawa until mid-Sept '17. Beautiful depictions of primarily European cities. Only introduction in English, everything else was in Japanese. There were also good gift shops there where you can buy reasonably price prints, postcards, fabrics etc. Entry fee of 1,300...More

Thank Japanrunning
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is a very well laid out art museum with traditional Japanese art as well as all of the other art forms with some amazing ivory carvings

Thank skyhawk13
Reviewed 28 May 2017

An eclectic group of mostly contemporary Japanese artwork. This is a limited collection that will take only 30-60 minutes to absorb. Our party were charmed by it an purchased several reproductions.

Thank john s
Reviewed 25 May 2017

If u love materials, it is a must see location as the beautiful Kimonos and the method in which they dye, weave the kimonos are simply awesome. some of the art form may have been lost now as the colours and designs are so intricate...More

Thank lisatan188
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went there, because the lake cruise was cancelled due to bad weather. What a beautiful small museum with wonderful art. Enjoyed it tremendously. Beautiful watercoulours, Great landscapes, Good views over the lake from the museum coffee shop.

Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This museum has a lovely selection of art and fantastic views out over Lake Ashi. It also has a lounge area where you can sit and admire those views.

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

As others have noted, much of the art work in this museum was created using shavings of precious minerals that are more vibrant and longer-lasting tban oil or watercolor paintings. Highly recommended for a visit!

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The paintings are unique because many of them are made exclusively out of shavings of precious and semi-precious stones. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing them. Also, the views from the museum are spectacular. This is definitely worth a stop.

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Pretty. A nice collection of unique kaleidoscopes and some nice glass objects. The paintings were generally pretty but not special. And the entrance fee was pretty steep for such a small venue. The food was pretty good and the view across the lake was great.

Thank ByronFurseth
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