Hakone Open Air MuseumCurrently Closed
- 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 Museum, Outdoors, Family And Kids
Hakone Open Air Museum - Review
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.
Hakone Open Air Museum Ticket Prices
- 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 by Public Transport
- Chokokunomori Train Station
- Ninotaira Iriguchi Bus Station
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Things to Know Before Visiting Hakone Open Air Museum
94.36% of people who visit Hakone include Hakone Open Air Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
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
93.13% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hakone Open Air Museum
Hakone Open Air Museum Trips
Hakone Open Air Museum, Hakone Reviews
Must go here if you're visiting Hakone! Beautiful museum in the best possible location. Being up in the Hakone mountains was a great place to host all the lovely art exhibits; looking off the ledge behind the pieces and seeing clouds right in front of you was amazing! Some exhibits were interactive which was really fun. There are exhibits just for kids (basically huge artistic jungle gyms).There was also an outdoor foot bath (purchase small towels for 100yen) in the middle of the park which was lovely and relaxing. Upon leaving the outdoor exhibits, there was an indoor interactive section which was very fun!
Good Place if you are a lover of art. I am a heathen who is not well versed in the many aspects of art, but still managed to have a good time. I discovered that by the end of the trip I could pretty much determine which part of the word the various sculptures we're from. The Italian and Japanese statues were beautiful, detailed, and in one case terrifying. The French (with the exception of the entrance pieces) and British ones were definitely not to my taste. The bulky, childish, and nonsensical monstrosities that they were... However, my more educated and art loving Wife and Daughter we're not shy about telling me to shut it. All that being said I would say that it is a great place for a walk and view!
Hidden Gem...what a great Museum!! We weren't sure to stop here or not during our day trip to Hakone. Glad we did. What a beautiful open air museum. We only stayed here about 2 hrs but it deserves and entire afternoon strolling through the gardens and enjoying the great art. Very surprised to find such a great collection of modern art hidden in this small town up in the mountains. Must stop here if you are in the area and are an art lover. Very kids friendly...This museum is kind of similar to the Rodin Museum in Paris that also is open air, I will say is even better
Beautiful garden for walking with many fun statues and sculptures. I spent almost two hours here having a great time. Very good for kids and families as enough play equipment was here. The cafe prices were medium but the restaurant prices were very expensive. I recommend walking to the nearby gyoza restaurant and buy a Hakone set.
A must see place for art lovers and families. Highly recommended for others interested in spending time in a beautiful place outdoors. Very well kept goregous grounds with interior and exterior exhibitions. Loads of attractions for children as well, our 7 & 5 yo kids loved the place and didn't want to leave after being there the whole day. But don't think it's just a Gymboree. It's a well worth & serious museum as well.