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The Hakone Open-Air Museum

1121 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0493, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-82-1161
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A great place

Loved this museum, & a great place for kids too. Some terrific pieces of artwork and a leisurely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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It is worth a visit

Although I am not an art lover or one who loves sculpture, this museum is worth a visit. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Art blends with nature at this huge outdoor sculpture park, where works by both Japanese and Western artists are framed by trees, grass and mountains.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1121 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0493, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-82-1161
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this museum, & a great place for kids too. Some terrific pieces of artwork and a leisurely walk, even in the rain. Stayed here for lunch, good food, reasonably priced. A must see!

Thank Duzzy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although I am not an art lover or one who loves sculpture, this museum is worth a visit. There is ample parking space and easy to move around inside the museum. It is huge and most exhibits are outdoor. This is best done when it...More

Thank Botannia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic exhibition. Both the outdoor sculptures and the Picasso exhibition. We went on a very wet day but that didn't deter us. The foot bath was a nice treat for our cold, wet feet.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Despite the crappy weather we really enjoyed this museum, it really has so much to see. If you have the Hakone Free Pass, make sure you show it when you buy your tickets as you’ll save 400¥ per ticket. The Picasso exhibit is particularly impressive...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is l gem. An open air sculpture museum with an indoor Picasso gallery. We visited on a beautiful sunny day which made enjoying the pieces outdoors a real pleasure given the beautiful scenery. It’s a short walk from the station and the best stop...More

Thank Segaria226
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Local train from the main station to the Open Air Museum that is 85% outdoors. We had a beautiful sunny day in this museum set amongst beautiful mountain scenery. Great areas for kids to play. Excellent exhibits. We cannot say enough great...More

Thank Ana T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent visit....it is on most 'must see' places in Hakone and concur. Took our 2 kids (10 and 12) and they enjoyed some of the kids activities while my wife and I toured museum as well. Excellent Picasso exhibit. Wow. Hot foot bath overlooking the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite large outdoor Museum with many artefacts and inspiring to take a long walk there. I recommend the Picasso exhibition inside the museum.

Thank Hartmut W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very impressed by the range of sculptures and art pieces (especially Picasso’s) at this Museum. Love the open air layout and arrangement of the different pieces around the different parts of a large open area blending both nature and art beautifully together. My favourite...More

Thank Darthsteph
Reviewed 1 week ago

An outdoor museum in beautiful scenery. featuring sculptures by Henry Moore and Rodin and many others. There is an art gallery devoted to the life and works of Picasso showcasing paintings and sculptures by the artist. It is a tiring climb up the Symphonic Sculpture...More

Thank dav1c1t0
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18 July 2017|
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Response from JJB2_13 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not visit them but there is a great network of buses in Hakone which make getting around very easy
Karen H
12 July 2017|
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Response from Larry K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure as our guide handled everything. Perhaps check their website. in any event be sure to visit there.
11 July 2017|
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Response from Belgagal | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat at the museum cafe, and there are no other dining options within walking distance of the museum that I am aware of. I suggest that you either take the train to Gora (as suggested in the previous post) or that... More