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A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

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Pola Museum of Art is known for its wide collection of Western paintings such as Monet and Renoir, glass crafts, and makeup tools. The space surrounded by nature, which changes its expression every season, always welcomes visitors gently.
Translucent architecture using plenty of glass. Rich light coming from a huge picture window. It is a cozy place to experience the impressionist painters' thoughts.

A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

Many people think of the Pola Museum of Art as "rich green shimmering in sunlight," but the quietness of the day wrapped in snow is exceptional. It is a special scenery only a few days a year. If you watch the sun the next morning on a snowy day, go out and watch your feet.

A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

An escalator from the entrance on the second floor to the lobby on the first floor. It is wrapped in natural light that the painters loved, increasing the expectations for the artworks that will be met and the time spent here.

A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

The café located on the first basement floor is a must visit between viewing. It is a bright and refreshing space as if you were in a forest.

A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

There is also a restaurant on the lobby floor serving authentic European cuisine. There is a limited time menu that is tailored to the exhibition, so it seems that many fans come every time the exhibition changes.

A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

The photo shows the course menu “Spanish style” that is tailored to the current exhibition. Dali's hometown, a flavorful dish that arranged the local cuisine of Spain.

A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

Around the museum, there is a forest promenade called "Walking Promenade". It is 670m long and takes about 20 minutes. Why do not you walk slowly while looking for sculptures displayed in nature?
* Opening hours: 9: 00-16: 00 from December to March / 9:00 to 16:30 from November to November * May be closed due to weather.

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During the winter, you will enjoy less birdsong and encounter with small animals, but you will feel the high and clear blue sky as a privilege only in this season when the leaves of the trees are falling. Visiting each season and feeling the breath of nature can be as luxurious as watching art.

《Current exhibitions》
Until Sunday, April 5

■ Surrealism and paintings-Dali, Ernst and Japan's "Sur"
100 years of surrealism.
From France to Japan.
The first exhibition that traces its history and changes.
A cozy museum [Pola Museum of Art]

* Harue Koga 《White Shells》 1932 (Showa 7) Oil on canvas Pola Museum of Art


The Pola Museum of Art was opened in Hakone-machi, Kanagawa Prefecture in 2002 with the concept of "Symbiosis of nature and art in Hakone". The collection at the Pola Museum of Art was collected by Tsuneji Suzuki, the second generation of the Pola entrepreneur, for over 40 years. 10,000 points. Considering the nature and scenery of Hakone, the height of the building is 8 m above the ground, and many of the buildings are placed underground, so that they blend into the forest. The promenade was grand-opened in July 2013 in order to enjoy the rich nature of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. In the forest where beech trees grow, you can enjoy a natural walk along with the artworks.

Monet, Renoir and other Impressionists are the largest collections of Western paintings in Japan. You can relax and enjoy authentic works of art while in a tourist spot called Hakone. As one of our commitments, the lighting in the exhibition room is set at "July dusk in Paris" so that you can appreciate the impressionist works beautifully. In addition, you can enjoy the exhibition and seasonal visits without having to get tired, such as renewing original goods and restaurant course menus according to the theme of each exhibition. Spend a moment in the illuminated architectural space, where you can experience the rich collections and works of artists who are active in the forefront of modern times.

  • Address
    1285 Kozukayama, Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa
  • TEL
  • Business Hour
    [Opening hours] 9: 00-17: 00 (entry until 16:30), open all year round (temporary closure for exhibition change)
  • Credit Card
    Possible (VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, UnionPay)
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  • Average Usage
    [Admission Fees] Adults: ¥ 1,800, Large and High School Students: ¥ 1,300, Junior High School Students and below: Free * Please check the official website for details such as usage fees.