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Pola Museum of Art

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1285 Kozukayama, Sengokuhara | Pola museum of art, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0631, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So nice to be able to appreciate such a beautiful Art collection of Paintings with English description and comments !!! You will enjoy all the 5 exhibitions Halls filled with Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Marc Chagall!!! Had a chance to enjoy all and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Quite an eclectic experience looking through this impressive glass topped gallery with an absorbing collection of art ranging from Chagal,Matisse and Renoir to an odd Gogh or two. A thourough look at the art on display would take a least a day. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Missing those Western artists, culture lovers? Along with some Japanese works, you can get your “fix” here. Perfect for a rainy day, too. Great selection of postcards in gift shop. We saw everything in 1.5 hours, but we were moving at a quicker pace than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This garden was soo pretty ! The colors of the park are gorgeous and it is very clean. Trees, rocks, little rivers and grass everywhere. Recommended for pictures !

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Just a perfect way to spend both in nature and viewing exquisite art work. Impressionists, and other fabulous art work.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We got here using our Hakone Free Passes with some help from a friendly bus driver. It’s an interesting collection and we thought it worth the detour. We also had an excellent lunch ordering some set menus.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andalt
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is the second time Ive visited the museum. the architecture is great and the exhibitions are good too (especially the one we saw). However, it does present Western art and not a lot of Japanese or Asian art. Its certainly a great option for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had our own car, so not a problem for us, but the Pola is a bit out of the way and I'm not sure how you get here without your own transport unless you are on a guided tour. The actual art display area...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Perhaps I had too high of expectations after all the good reviews, but maybe I just didn’t appreciate the current special exhibit of glassware. For me, it was not worth the trip out, even though the building itself was quite nice.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Although we didn't plan a visit to this museum, we ended up here on a rainy day. The museum is easy to reach by bus and is located in a beautiful environment. The architecture of the museum is beautiful and perfectly blends in the environment....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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