Hakone Open Air Museum

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  • Address: Ninotaira 1121, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0493, Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-0460821161
  • Ticket Price: 1600 JPY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Museums, Outdoors, Family And Kids

Japan's first outdoor art museum against the backdrop of the picturesque Hakone mountains, is indeed a treat for your eyes. Spread over 70,000 square metres of lushness, this museum believes in promotion of sculpture as an environmental art. There are 120 permanent art installations from modern and contemporary sculptors and artists from all over the world, that are displayed here. The sculptures are not guarded by any fence, thus giving the visitors an opportunity to get a feel of the artist's message from close. There are also five indoor exhibitions, one of which is the popular Picasso's Pavillion, displaying 300 of the maestro's work. Nature provides a unique background to these pieces of art, as different seasons provide different framework for the sculptures.

Entrance Ticket Details For Hakone Open Air Museum

  • Given ticket price is for a single adult.
  • Individuals with disability certificate: 1000 Yen
  • For more ticket prices, please refer to official website.

Hakone Open Air Museum Hours

  • Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

How to Reach Hakone Open Air Museum

  • Chokokunomori Train Station
  • Ninotaira Iriguchi Bus Station

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  • Hakone Open Air Museum Address: Ninotaira 1121, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0493, Japan
  • Hakone Open Air Museum Contact Number: +81-0460821161
  • Hakone Open Air Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Hakone Open Air Museum Price: 1600 JPY
  • Best time to visit Hakone Open Air Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hakone Open Air Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 91.94% of people who visit Hakone include Hakone Open Air Museum in their plan

  • 88.5% of people start their Hakone Open Air Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hakone Open Air Museum

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

93.13% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hakone Open Air Museum

People normally club together Hakone Tozan Railway and Hakone Tozan Cable Car while planning their visit to Hakone Open Air Museum.

People also prefer to start their day with Hakone Open Air Museum.

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Hakone Open Air Museum Reviews & Ratings

  • Easily one of the best art museums in Japan! The location is obviously a big reason why it’s so impactful. The mountain scenery provides a beautiful backdrop to the sculptures, and it also changes how you might view those pieces (as opposed to a typical gallery setting). The museum is designed and curated well. Everything feels open and stylish. Don’t forget to use their free foot bath!

  • Our group of four really enjoyed the Hakone Open Air Museum. The outdoor sculptures are impressive and it is a joy to wander in the peaceful park. The foot bath is pretty nice too. The Picasso collection is not that impressive, but we were visiting when the Picasso Pavilion was under renovation (until summer 2019). Thus, there were less of his works available for viewing. The museum shop was particularly great.

  • Amazing museum with very nice views of the Hakone mountains. Great for families. Spend at least 2 to 3 hours to fully appreciate the sculptures and the garden. It’s very peaceful & relaxing. Highly recommended.

  • A must visit place if coming to Hakone. World famous foreign and Japanese artists desplay great works outdoors. Museum also has 2 nice artistic playgrounds for kids. Highly recommended!

  • One of the most unique museums I have gone to. It’s a mixture of art and natural scenery which was such a peaceful and serene way to spend an afternoon in Hakone. Would love to go back during fall colors.

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