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Admire many paintings and sculptures at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, home to masterpieces by the likes of Picasso, Rodin, and Morie Ogiwara. The outdoor museum, laid out along a grassy hillside and surrounded by forested mountains, boasts a permanent collection of more than 100 sculptures and 300 paintings by both renowned foreign and Japanese artists. Be sure to check the museum's website for information regarding group tickets, family rates, temporary exhibits, special events, and more. Make The Hakone Open-Air Museum a part of your Hakone-machi vacation plans using our Hakone-machi day trip website .
The Hakone Open-Air Museum Reviews
Museu a céu aberto, muito interessante. Possui ambiente para as crianças. Jardim muito bem cuidado. Destaque para o salão que mostra as obras do Picasso. more »Open air museum, very interesting. Has environment for children. Very well kept garden. The Hall that shows the works of Picasso.
This museum is one of the main highlights of my recent trip to Japan. It's hidden in the mountain of Hakone and comprised mainly of sculptures of various prominent artists. The art is scattered around... more »
What a wonderful experience to walk through the grounds of the open air museum on a perfect winters day.There is something for everyone, from the youngest to the oldest. Children are catered for by having access to two dedicated play areas which are unique. You may not have a positive feeling about every exhibit you observe but overall there is something for everyone. Make sure you go to the too of the tower with the beautiful stained glass interior. Dip your feet in the steaming foot pool and of course there is the Picasso exhibition which is exquisite. There are plenty of places to eat and relax and gift shops aplenty. The museum was my Hakone highlight.
This is a very unique experience in Japan. If you can really appreciate art, then this is the place for you! There is a great open-air walk through a park like atmosphere with tons of artwork to see. For me personally, I am not a huge fan of art. If you feel the same, then I would probably skip this. There is tons of other things to do and see in Japan. This is a great stop for art lovers, but not for everyone.
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