Tourist Attractions

Famous Sights and Spots

Museum of Saint-Exupéry and The Little Prince in Hakone (Hakone Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

A visit to this museum will make you feel as if you're taking a walk through a French townscape. Visitors can enjoy an exhibition hall about the life of Saint-Exupéry, a video hall, a shop and a restaurant.

Access: Approx. 24 min. from Hakone-Yumoto Stn. via Hakone Tozan Bus (T Route), near Kawamukai Hoshi-no-ojisama Myuujiamu-mae bus stop
Tel: +81-460-86-3700 Address: 909 Sengokuhara
Hours: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (last admission at 5:00 p.m.), Open year-round
Note: Hours and holidays may vary during certain times of the year at some shops. We recommend calling to confirm availability before visiting.

Hakone Glass Forest Venetian Glass Museum

This museum exhibits Venetian glass from the 15th through 19th centuries as well as contemporary Venetian glass works. Genuine canzones are performed live at the attached cafe that faces out into a garden designed to resemble medieval Venice, and hands-on glassworking can be experienced at the workshop.

Access: Approx. 21 min. from Hakone-Yumoto Stn. via Hakone Tozan Bus (T Route), near Hyoseki Hakone-Garasunomori-mae bus stop
Tel: +81-460-86-3111 Address: 940-48 Sengokuhara
Hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (last admission at 5:00 p.m.), Open year-round
Note: Hours and holidays may vary during certain times of the year at some shops. We recommend calling to confirm availability before visiting.

The Hakone Open Air Museum

The works of modern and contemporary sculptors such as François-Auguste-René Rodin are exhibited outdoors so guests can enjoy art amidst natural scenery. The museum is fully equipped with indoor exhibition spaces, outdoor galleries shaded by trees, a "Picasso Pavilion" and more. The addition of a "play sculptures" that children can play inside of, hot-spring foot baths and other such features makes this the perfect place to leisurely pass the day.

Access: Approx. 35 min. from Hakone-Yumoto Stn. via Hakone Tozan Train to Chokoku-no-mori Stn., then approx. 2 min. on foot from there
Tel: +81-460-82-1161 Address: 1121Ninotaira
Hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Open year-round
Note: Hours and holidays may vary during certain times of the year at some shops. We recommend calling to confirm availability before visiting.

Hakone Mononofu-no-Sato Art Museum

Approximately 500 items are on display, including armor and helmets, uikiyoe woodblock prints, maki-e lacquerware, tea ceremony instruments and more from the Muromachi Period through to the Edo Period (early 13th to late 19th centuries). A permanent section of the museum gives guests a chance to try on Japanese armor and helmets.

Access: Approx. 23 min. from Hakone-Yumoto Stn. via Hakone Tozan Bus (T Route) to Sengoku Annaijo-mae bus stop, then approx. 5 min. on foot from there
Tel: +81-460-84-8177 Address: 817-580 Sengokuhara
Hours: 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Nov.-Mar.: 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.), Open every day (Dec.–Mar.: closed on Wed. and Thu. except for national holidays)
Note: Hours and holidays may vary during certain times of the year at some shops. We recommend calling to confirm availability before visiting.

Narukawa Art Museum

This art museum takes pride in its views of Lake Ashi and Mount Fuji. They have more than 4,000 contemporary nihonga Japanese-style paintings in their archives and hold four rotating exhibitions to coincide with the four seasons. There is also a tea lounge with a splendid view.

Access: Approx. 38 min. from Hakone-Yumoto Stn. via Hakone Tozan Bus (H Route) to Moto-Hakone-ko bus stop, then approx. 1 min. on foot from there
Tel: +81-460-83-6828 Address: 570 Moto-Hakone
Hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Open year-round
Note: Hours and holidays may vary during certain times of the year at some shops. We recommend calling to confirm availability before visiting.