Pola Museum of Art, Hakone-machi

National Park · Art Gallery
Art, architecture, and nature collide at Pola Museum of Art, a diverse collection of fine art located in the pristine depths of the Sengokuhar forest. Constructed in 2002, the glass museum houses an extensive private collection of 9,500 works, including notable pieces of French Impressionism. You can also take a walk on the museum's nature trail, then take a rest at the restaurant, which provides European cuisine with views of the Hakone mountain range. Arrange your visit to Pola Museum of Art and discover more family-friendly attractions in Hakone-machi using our Hakone-machi trip itinerary maker site.
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  • The building itself is worth a visit. This is not meant to detract from the interesting, worthwhile exposition of modern art. You can actually walk to it from Gora train station. Don’t miss  more »
  • This is the second time I’ve visited the Pola museum . The exhibits rotate so there’s always something new .A fantastic collection of impressionist painting , The food is good in the restaurant and...  more »
  • A real surprise in a rural location. Fascinating exhibition comparing great artists and contemporaries who worked in a similar style. Matisse, Picasso, Dali, Bonnard, . But best of all was...  more »
  • Beautiful space, unique collection. Current main exhibit is all about how western influences impacted the new age of Japanese art and culture. Interesting curation, though only Intros and titles are in English. :(
  • Who would have thought this hidden gem would be found in the middle of the Hakone natural countryside. Filled with works by Monet, Renoir, Picasso as well as numerous Japanese artists. Architecturally stunning and situated in wonderful parkland
  • Lovely building in the middle of the woods. The interior is great and the building is really impressive. Apart from the nice building the exhibition is really various.
  • In love with the architecture and the display of each piece! I love that you can find places like this in the Hakone area, to please the soul as well 😉
  • Good collection of arts! You will spent half day here !

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