Hakone Museum of Art, Hakone-machi

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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. Put Hakone Museum of Art at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hakone-machi driving holiday planning site.
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  • Lovely historical pottery and ceramics. Not big but thoughtful, well displayed pieces. The big surprise is the exquisite garden surrounding it. The moss garden especially.  more »
  • We hadn't planned to visit this but were on the cable car passing by and when they announced it we thought we would pop in to take a look. From our point of view it was worth it just to walk through.....  more »
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  • Heavenly, Japanese-style garden and a beautiful collection of old ceramics dating back to the Jomon Period.
  • Honestly the garden is the best bit providing it's not winter

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