The Hakone Open-Air Museum in Hakone, Kanagawa
Art and nature lovers, you definitely need to try the Open-Air Museum in Hakone! While in Hakone, you should visit the Open-Air Museum, it's a beautiful outdoor museum where you can enjoy beautiful works of art all the while walking outdoor and enjoying the fresh air.
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
At the Open-Air Museum, you can enjoy viewing pieces of art all the while taking a stroll around the park.
Within the park, there is even a Picasso museum (explained below).
There are also some cafes and restaurants if you want to eat on spot!
Map of Museum
Cost and Opening Hours
-Adults: ¥1,600 (¥1,500)
-University and high school students: ¥1,200 (¥1,100)
-Middle and elementary school students ¥800 (¥700)
Opening hours: 9:00-17:00
From Shinjuku, you can take the Romancecar towards Hakone-Yumoto (around 1:30).
From there, you hop on the Hakone Tozan Railway (around 30 minutes) until Chokoku No Mori Station. From the station, the museum is a few minute walk.
THE HAKONE OPEN-AIR MUSEUM
Ninotaira, Hakone-Town, Kanagawa-Prefecture, 250-0493 Japan
Tel: 0460-82-1161 Fax: 0460-82-1169
Restaurant and shop information: 0460-82-1141
Where to eat around Hakone
In order to get around Hakone, getting the Hakone free pass is very useful, as you can get on the bus and train for an unlimited number of times during 2 or 3 days. It is much more economical to travel that way.
- Lili Wanderlust
- I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.