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3 popular Hakone art museums where you can enjoy the winter romantic museum light-up

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"The Little Prince Museum"

The “Prince of the Stars Museum” is the first museum in the world to celebrate the 100th birthday of the author Saint-Exupéry, and was themed around the masterpiece “The Little Prince”. You can follow the life of Saint-Exupéry and the birth of "The Little Prince" through the exhibition of materials such as photographs, letters and personal items.


"Romantic Starry Night"
"Romantic Starry Night" is a limited-time event until January 8, 2018. From 15:30, the illumination centering on the 7m long Christmas tree lit in the French garden “Parc du Petit Prince” in the park lights up. From 17:00, the world of “The Little Prince” will be projected and projected on Saint-Maurice de Remans Castle. You can enjoy a romantic sight as if you were lost in the story.

Period: November 3, 2017 (Friday, National Holiday) to January 8, 2018 (Monday, National Holiday)
Time: 15: 30-18: 00 (illumination)
17: 00-18: 00 (projection mapping)
Venue: French garden (inside the Little Prince Museum)

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"The Little Prince Museum"
Address: 909 Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0631
TEL: 0460-86-3700
FAX: 0460-86-3701
Admission time: From 9:00 to 18:00 (last admission 17:00)
Access: About 30 minutes by train from the Hakone Tozan Railway "Hakone Yumoto Station" to the Hakone Tozan Bus "Togendai"
Approx. 18 minutes from Hakone Tozan Railway “Gora Station” buses for tourist facilities “To Hanyu Hanazono Mae” or “To Gotemba Premium Outlet” Get off at “Kawamukai / Hoshi no Oujisama Museum” bus stop and drive from Tomei Expressway Gotemba IC 20 min
112 parking lots 300 yen per day
Admission fee: Same-day tickets Adults 1,600 yen Elementary / junior high school students 700 yen High school students / university students (student ID card) / Senior (65 years old and over) 1,100 yen Advance tickets 1,400 yen for adults Elementary / junior high school students 600 yen January 31, adult advance ticket 1,200 yen (expiration date until April 27, 2018)
* Preschoolers are free * Other discounts, group tickets for 15 people and annual passports are available.


"Hakone Glass Forest Museum"

“Hakone Glass Forest Museum” is the first museum dedicated to Venetian glass in Sengokuhara.
There are "Venetian Glass Museum" which displays the delicate and elegant Venetian Glass masterpieces of the 15th and 19th centuries, and "Contemporary Glass Museum" which displays glass works by contemporary artists. Museum shops, restaurants,
Glass experienceThis is a popular museum with a workshop.


"Crystal illumination-Christmas shining in sunlight and wind"
“Crystal Glass Tree” appears in “Hakone Glass Forest Museum”.
About 150,000 grains of crystal glass are attached to the two large and small trees.
Shines in 7 colors in clear sunlight. At dusk, it is lit up and transformed into a fantastic beauty. You can see the expression changing with the time you visit.
The “Twilight Candle” begins with the Christmas season.
Around 16:00, the candle holders and lanterns installed in the garden were lit,
You can enjoy glass works and trees with a warm candle fire.

Duration: “Crystal Glass Tree”
Currently held-Monday, December 25, 2017 "Twilight Candle"
Currently held-Monday, December 25, 2017 Time: Around 16:00
※ Cancelled in case of rain

"Hakone Glass Forest Museum"
Address: 940-48 Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0631
TEL: 0460-86-3111
FAX: 0460-86-3114
Entry time: 10: 00-17: 30 (last admission 17:00)
Access: Take the train from the Hakone Tozan Railway “Gora Station” and get off at the “Hakone Glass Forest” bus stop. About 20 minutes by car from the Tomei Expressway Gotemba IC. 250 parking lots.
Admission fee: Same-day ticket Adults 1,500 yen Elementary / junior high school students 600 yen High school / university students 1,100 yen Seniors 1,400 yen * Please see the official website for details.


"Sculpture Forest Museum"

The Sculpture Forest Museum is a museum where nature and sculpture merge. Many sculptures from modern to modern harmonize with beautiful scenery. There are various gardens on the vast grounds, and it is popular not only for appreciation but also for strolling while looking at the scenery.


"Hakone Night Museum"
This event is lit up by artist Yuta Takahashi, who manipulates lighting and video for the outdoor exhibition hall and outdoor sculpture at the Sculpture Forest Museum. Various colored lights color the sculpture. In addition, the lanterns that can be rented for free vary in color from area to area. Not only watching, but also a hands-on event, children can enjoy. On January 7th, there will be an “Artist Talk” by Yuta Takahashi.

Period: “Hakone Night Museum”
From December 1, 2017 (Friday) to January 8, 2018 (Monday)
Holding time: From 16:30 to 18:00
* The indoor exhibition hall and Gyōin Square are closed at 17:00 Venue: Circular Square, Main Building Area, Outdoor Exhibition Hall Lantern rental location: Main Building Gallery (free)
Lantern lending time: 16: 30-17: 40
"Artist Talk"
General Artist Talk 2018January 7 (Sunday) Time: 17: 00-

"Sculpture Forest Museum"
Address: 1121 Ninohira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0493
TEL: 0460-82-1161
FAX: 0460-82-1169
Entry time: 9: 00-17: 00 (last admission 16:30)
Access: Take the train to Hakone Tozan Railway “Sculpture Forest” and walk for 2 minutes By car Tomei Atsugi IC → Odawara Atsugi Road → National Highway 1 → Prefectural Road 723 About 500m
Parking lot Museum visit Normal car 500 yen up to 5 hours 5 hours or more 500 yen / 1 hour Restaurant, shop, other use Normal car 500 yen / 1 hour
Admission fee: Same-day ticket Adult 1,600 yen Elementary and junior high school students 800 yen High school and university students 1,200 yen
* Saturday, up to 5 elementary and junior high school students are free per parent * In addition, there are persons with disability certificates, groups, Internet discounts, and electronic tickets. Please see the official website for details.


An art museum that can be enjoyed only in winter

What did you think? It is an event that can be enjoyed because it is a long winter at night. After watching the view of Hakone at dusk, the Night MuseumPlease visit also.