Pola Museum of Art
Pola Museum of Art
4.5
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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LauraW
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
One of the best museums I have ever been at. I really loved the contemporary pieces from the Japan artists. Many of those were about nature.
Written 19 October 2023
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GDay1044
Durban, South Africa1,213 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023
We visited here to see, listed as Masterpieces, paintings by Renoir, the Woman in a Lace hat was compelling, Van Gogh, Pissarro, Cezanne and Monet whose obsession in later life with ponds and waterlilies represented by two beautiful examples – the balance of exhibits consisted of paintings by Western and Japanese artists One exhibit was little weird, a Four Poster Bed covered in hearts – as with many of the attractions here hard to understand on the expensive as side at yen 1800 pp
Written 29 June 2023
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Tom H
Santa Cruz, CA383 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
This museum is a little hard to get to but the bus chugs by on a regular schedule. The building itself is a piece of art from the entrance to the interior with interesting angles and lighting. We enjoyed the temporary rotating exhibit and the Japanese artists, as well as the painting by the western masters which included a nice Van Gogh river scene. We had lunch in their cafeteria which was delicious – beef stew and potatoes with a rich gravy, a crisp salad, and bread. They had intriguing choices for desert with some linked to the current exhibits!
Written 17 May 2023
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Europelover2014
Chicago, IL3,504 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
I didn't expect the POLA Museum to reach the levels of Impressionist collections that I frequently visit, but I did expect that the special exhibitions would be worthwhile. I have to say that I have never seen Bonnard so poorly represented as in the current exhibit of "Interior Visions".

The permanent collection was a better representation of works. Cafe was relaxing as was the outdoor nature walk.

I don't think I would return unless I was assured that the temporary exhibitions were superior to what I viewed.
Written 24 March 2023
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SmileyPic
Tokyo1,886 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Friends
Visited with a friend. Wonderful quiet time surrounded by art. Had a nice outdoor path with large artwork against the backdrop of trees. Parking fee for each entrance, next t it's entrance.

A nice restaurant within its ground an accessible without museum ticket too. There is a separate cafe in the lounge area as well.
Written 10 December 2021
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yshargal
Haifa, Israel421 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
The building itself is worth a visit. This is not meant to detract from the interesting, worthwhile exposition of modern art.
You can actually walk to it from Gora train station.
Don’t miss
Written 24 November 2019
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JRP-Bkk
Bangkok, Thailand1,592 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
This is the second time I’ve visited the Pola museum . The exhibits rotate so there’s always something new .A fantastic collection of impressionist painting ,
The food is good in the restaurant and there’s a great trail around the woodland grounds .
Written 11 October 2019
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michael f
Townsville, Australia31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
A real surprise in a rural location. Fascinating exhibition comparing great artists and contemporaries who worked in a similar style. Matisse, Picasso, Dali, Bonnard, .
But best of all was “citadines” by celine hougelmont . A blue pool with bowls floating, touching each other and making surreal sounds. Che k it you tube. Beautiful.
HAkone is worth a visit.
Written 30 September 2019
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David M
Melbourne, Australia157 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Couples
Touring the Hakone area in the pouring rain, we had no idea what a gem we would find in this stunning art museum. An interesting mix of impressionists (Monet, Renoir, Manet), a little bit of Picasso and a lot of contemporary Japanese art. The building itself has been constructed very cleverly in the side of a hill. This is really worth a visit - interesting space with wonderful art.
Written 23 September 2019
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Erez O
125 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
Great architecture and a nice art collection organized in an interesting way. Building blends with the forest near Hakone to create a delightful visit
Written 23 September 2019
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