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Relive the excitement of the New Year! [Hakone Ekiden Museum]

Hakone Ekiden Museum 
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The Tokyo Hakone Round-Trip University Ekiden Race, which is now well established as a New Year's tradition and is receiving hot cheers from all over Japan ... Commonly known as "Hakone Ekiden". Did you know that there is a museum in Hakone, where the stage is set, where you can find valuable photographs of famous scenes, items used by famous players of the past, and episodes behind the serious game?

In the "History Zone", we will look back on the history from the first competition to the present day with valuable photographs recording the race scenery, and introduce the latest competition results in a digest version. The uniforms and tasuki of each university are also exhibited and can be seen up close.

The museum shop sells original goods and Hakone Ekiden tournament commemorative goods. We have muffler towels, T-shirts, hats, and other goods that are coveted by Ekiden fans.

For souvenirs, we recommend the "Ashiato Manju", which is limited to the Hakone Ekiden Museum. It's guaranteed to be a hot topic at work and in your neighborhood!

《Hakone StationDen Museum》
[Opening hours] Weekdays 10: 00-16: 30, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 9: 30-17: 00 * Admission is 30 minutes before closing
[Closed] Open daily * Please contact us for winter business
[Admission fee] Adults 550 yen, junior high school and elementary school students 350 yen

Valuable photographs recording the famous scenes of each tournament, items used by famous players of the past, and various episodes behind the serious game are displayed by dividing the theme.
Please enjoy the long history of Hakone Ekiden.

  • Address
    167 Hakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa
  • TEL
  • Business Hour
    [Weekdays] 10: 00-16: 30 [Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays] 9: 30-17: 00 * Admission is 30 minutes before closing