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Hakone Geo Museum

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Small museum at The Owakudani stop on the Hakone Ropeway. 100 yen and it will explain what you see... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Helen P
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Very interesting small museum

Don't miss this museum if you are interested in volcanoes or the local geological history of the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Hobart, Australia
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1251 Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0631, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-83-8140
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Hakone area is called a Geo Park designated by the government. Owakudani, for example was formed approximately 3,000 years ago. This area around Mt. Kamiyama erupted subsequently a still volcanic fumes of hydrogen sulfur emitted. Geo Museum is good lesson place to know overview.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Small museum at The Owakudani stop on the Hakone Ropeway. 100 yen and it will explain what you see outside in the sulphur fields in a fun interactive way. Microscope samples, working models, interactive experiments. 20-30 minutes to walk through.

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Don't miss this museum if you are interested in volcanoes or the local geological history of the area. Small but good English language explanations - plenty of models and for only 100 yen well worth the time to understand what you are looking at outside...More

Thank TassieTripping
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The museum can be done in around 30 minutes but is nevertheless worth a visit. At the price of ¥100 per person it is practically free (someone on this site said that with the Hakone free pass entrance IS free, but this is incorrect) and...More

Thank simoneadamiuk
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Interactive museum with clear explanations about the geological history of the area. Clearly explained in English, so that even non-geologists can understand. A lot of models and pictures. Only 100 yen.

Thank roobix
Reviewed 19 May 2018

its got free entry on one day. cant remember which day we went but it was free we were so happy. its an interesting place and then there are beautiful views from around it and its quite cold there too.. its on top of the...More

Thank Pulkita P
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a small museum but it gives one a good understanding of the volcanic forces at work in the Hakone area. It is worth a short visit.

Thank speninosmith
Reviewed 25 April 2018

there was nothing much to see unless you want to learn by reading all of the details provided . Close by to the stores if you need to get some souvenirs

Thank Charissa M
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Not complex or overwhelming, this museum manages to explain the areas geography and the working of a volcano and the mineral springs it creates in a simple way, with enough information for those who like to collect facts. It is a cheap visit [only Y100],...More

Thank ShaunaP110
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Blackened eggs are the thing. Everybody takes a photo in front of the large sculpture in front of the museum/gift shop.

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