Hakone Museum of Art, Hakone-machi

(4.1/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Soak in the local culture through a range of Japanese pottery and ceramics pieces at Hakone Museum of Art, a building set in the midst of crafted gardens. Ranging from prehistoric to early modern period, the collection gives you a good overview the craft, particularly medieval Japanese ceramics. Ritual terra-cotta clay figures, marked as a national treasure, as well as flamed earthenware jars showcase the skills of craftspeople through the centuries. Part of the museum complex also features gardens with trees, moss, bamboo, and stones; and a tea house tops the garden area. The location, accessible by cable car, also provides a mountain view. With our world travel planner, Hakone-machi attractions like Hakone Museum of Art can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • 箱根美術館的日式庭院的確是國指定名勝,當之無愧。我們是冬天去的,讓人忍不住期待春天、夏天、秋天和下雪的時候都再各自去幾趟。 
  • You go because of the pretty garden which is not very big. Easily accessible by bus. Its small museum not fascinated us. If you have enough time it is quite nice but not a must.
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  • Sometimes being at the wrong time in a place makes you misjudge it...something tells me that this garden requires spring to see it in its all beauty. September was not the right month I reckon. Nevert...  more »