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The Hakone Open-Air Museum (彫刻の森美術館)

Art Museum

This was Japan’s first open-air Museum which was founded in 1969. Located on the grounds of a 70,000 meters squared premises with Hakone’s nature as a backdrop, the museum has a permanent display of approximately 120 masterpieces by modern and contemporary sculptors. Such large scale works of art couldn’t be displayed but for the outdoor space; there are also works of art which children can enter and play in, and you can touch the pieces of art as much as you want. At the Picasso Pavilion, there is the world’s top collection of 300 plus works which are open to the public. The hot spring foot bath which flows from the source is also popular. Alight at the Hakone Tozan Railway at Chokoku-no-Mori Station, from which it is a two-minute walk to the museum.

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Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Ninotaira 1121 (Hakone / Yugawara / OdawaraArea)

phone 0460821161
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9:00-17:00 (Admission is 30 minutes before closing)

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Details

Address
Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Ninotaira 1121 [map]
Area
Hakone / Yugawara / OdawaraArea
Phone
0460821161
Hours
9:00-17:00 (Admission is 30 minutes before closing)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee] [General] 1,600yen [High school students] 1,200yen [Elementary and junior high school students] 800yen
Parking Lot
Available (400 spaces) * 500yen up to 5 hours
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Smoking
Available (Available only in 2 smoking areas)
Wi-Fi
Available(Free Wi-Fi)
English Menu
Available (English version guide map)
Note
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of May 27, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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          Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.