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The Hakone Open-Air Museum

1121 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0493, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-82-1161
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Memorable & Educational

Enjoyed the sculptures, views of the surroundings, the Picasso gallery which showed his chronology... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Keu H
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Singapore, Singapore
Worth a stop if you are in Hakone

An impressive open air museum with really good sculptures including the Picasso room. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ThomasChoo
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Singapore, Singapore
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Art blends with nature at this huge outdoor sculpture park, where works by both Japanese and Western artists are framed by trees, grass and mountains.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1121 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0493, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed the sculptures, views of the surroundings, the Picasso gallery which showed his chronology as an artist; and the David Duncan Douglas' photographs of Picasso in his daily life.

Thank Keu H
Reviewed 2 days ago

An impressive open air museum with really good sculptures including the Picasso room. There are also places where children can explore!

Thank ThomasChoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is my second time in 4 years at the museum. (This time with my in laws) The Picasso exhibit alone is worth the admission. So many hidden gems all around the place. Foot bath has cheap towels to buy (100 yen)

Thank Terry_in_Kirkland
Reviewed 5 days ago

Some very good sculptures in a magnificent hillside setting amidst woods, open lawns and ponds. Really very well done. The wood 'playhouse' is spectacular and it is a lot of fun to see kids climbing around on the internal netting. The Picasso museum on the...More

Thank attillathehun
Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing open air museum, where you do not know where to start looking. There are wonderful Henry Moore sculptures, play areas for children and many, many wonderful sculptures. Some modern, some traditional, but all drawing the eye in different ways. Only spent a short...More

Thank Lucille F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pieces of sculpture set in a stunning landscape full of autumn colors. All known contempary sculpturers are present and the Picasso pavilion is a must see.

Thank Erik710
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved loved loved this museum - combination of extraordinary sculpture and beautiful gardens makes it worth a visit. Allow a few hours - I was surprised how bit it was. Food options not great - find somewhere else to eat and just enjoy the fabulous...More

Thank AlisonMT
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful collection of outdoor sculptures and some indoor activities for children. You could spend an entire day here just strolling the gardens and even enjoying a foot bath! There are quiet paths to travel and tunnels to explore. The Indoor Picasso gallery has an...More

Thank 297judyl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this jem of a museum .. Located in a beautiful park , the Open Air Museum offers a veriety of on going exhebitions and statues of world known artist . We were there for two hours before the museum closed . I...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must-do stop. Great out door sculptures and enjoyed Picasso Museum. Recommend lunch stop at the restaurant for view of the surrounding areas at high ground.

Thank angg88
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IveeLim
18 July 2017|
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Response from JJB2_13 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not visit them but there is a great network of buses in Hakone which make getting around very easy
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Karen H
12 July 2017|
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Response from Larry K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure as our guide handled everything. Perhaps check their website. in any event be sure to visit there.
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FoodieTravelFun
11 July 2017|
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Response from Belgagal | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat at the museum cafe, and there are no other dining options within walking distance of the museum that I am aware of. I suggest that you either take the train to Gora (as suggested in the previous post) or that... More
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