Hakone Open-Air Museum

Hakone Open-Air Museum: World Masterpieces in Nature

Hakone Open-Air Museum

Hakone Open-Air Museum (箱根 彫刻の森美術館) is the first open-air museum in Japan established in 1969 in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture. The museum’s collection includes artworks by world famous artists such as Picasso, Henry Moore, Taro Okamoto, Yasuo Mizui and many others and features over 1,000 sculptures and art works.

The museum is located in a mountain of Hakone and has various sections of indoor and outdoor exhibition. Visitors can walk around in the nature with great view of mountains and valley surrounded and enjoy the collaboration of art works and the nature. Some of art works are created as play facilities so kids can have amazing experience with playing with arts. The museum also includes cafe, restaurants and shops.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/dUFno7wGXQ7m7Fc56

Access by train: Hakone Tozan Railway from Hakone Yumoto station to Chokoku-no-Mori Station

Hours: 9:00〜17:00 (last entry is 30 mins before closing)

Fee: 1,600 yen

Official website: http://www.hakone-oam.or.jp/

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