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3 popular museums in Hakone where you can enjoy winter romantic museum lights up


"The Prince of the Stars Museum"

"The Prince of the Stars Museum" is a museum based on the masterpiece "Star of the Stars", created for the first time in the world in 1999 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the author Saint-Exupery. You can follow the history of Saint-Exupéry's life and the birth of "The Prince of the Stars" with photographs, letters, and exhibits on materials such as accessories.


"Romantic Starry Night"
"Romantic Stary Night" is a limited-time event until January 8, 2018. From 15:30 onwards, the illumination centered on the 7-metre Christmas tree in the park "Parc du Petit Prince" in the garden lights up. Also, from 17:00 on, the world of "The Prince of the Stars" will be projection mapping and will be projected on the castle of Saint-Maurice de Remans. You can enjoy the romantic sight as if you got lost in the story.

Holding period: November 3, 2017 (gold, congratulation)-January 8, 2018 (Mon, congratulation)
Time: 15:30 to 18:00 (illumination)
17: 00-18: 00 (projection mapping)
Place: French-style garden (in the Prince of the Stars Museum)

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"The Prince of the Stars Museum"
Address: 〒 250-0631 Sengokuhara 909, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
TEL: 0460-86-3700
FAX: 0460-86-3701
Admission time: 9:00 to 18:00 (final admission 17:00)
Access: By train From Hakone Tozan Railway "Hakone Yumoto Station" About 30 minutes to Hakone Tozan Bus to Togendai
From Hakone Tozan Railway "Gorra Station" tourist bus tour "To go in front of the wet flower garden" or "Gotenba Premium Outlet" for about 18 minutes "Kawamu · The Prince of the Stars Museum" bus stop immediately by car By car from Tomei Expressway Gotenba IC 20 min
112 parking lot capacity 300 yen a day
Admission fee: One-day pass adult 1,600 yen Small, junior high school student 700 yen High school student, university student (needs student ID card), senior (65 years old or older) 1,100 yen, advance ticket adult 1,400 yen Small, middle school student 600 yen ※ January 1, 2018-3 March advance tickets for adults 1,200 yen (until expiration date April 27, 2018)
※ For preschool children free of charge ※ In addition, there are various discounts, group tickets for more than 15 people, and annual passport, so please see the official website for details.


"Hakone Museum of Glass Art Museum"

"Hakone Museum of Glass Art" is Japan's first art museum dedicated to venetian glasses located in Sengokuhara.
Inside the museum are the Venetian Glass Museum, which showcases fine items from the 15th-19th century delicate and elegant Venetian glasses, and the Contemporary Glass Museum, which displays glass works by contemporary artists. A museum shop and restaurant.
Glass experienceIt is a popular art museum with a workshop attached.


"Crystal illumination-Christmas shining in the sun and wind"
The "crystal-glass tree" will appear in the "Hakone Museum of Glass Art".
Two large and small trees have about 150,000 crystals and glass,
Shine in seven colors in clear sunlight. When it is dusk, it is lighted up and changes to a fantastic beauty. You can see how it changes the expression depending on the time you visit.
Also, "Twilight Candle" starts with the Christmas season.
The candle holder and lantern installed in the garden from around 16:00 are lit.
You can admire glass works and trees with a warm candlelight.

Period: "Crystal · Glass Tree"
Under holding-scheduled for December 25, 2017 "Twilight Candle"
Under holding-Monday, December 25, 2017 Time: About 16:00
※ We stop raining

"Hakone Museum of Glass Art Museum"
Address: 940 250-0631 Sengokuhara, Hakone-cho, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 940-48
TEL: 0460-86-3111
FAX: 0460-86-3114
Entry time: 10:00 to 17:30 (final entry 17:00)
Access: By train From Hakone Tozan Railway "Gorra Station" Tour bus stop "Hakone Glass Forest" bus stop About 20 minutes from Tomei Expressway Gotenba IC By car 250 cars parking capacity Ordinary vehicle 300 yen per day
Admission fee: One-day ticket for adults 1,500 yen Small and junior high school students 600 yen High school and university students 1,100 yen Seniors 1,400 yen ※ For details, please see the official website.


"Art Museum of Sculpture"

The Sculptural Forest Museum is an art museum where nature and sculpture fuse. Many sculptures from modern to modern are in harmony with the beautiful scenery. There are various gardens in the extensive site, and it is also popular as a walk while watching the landscape as well as watching.


"Hakone Night Museum"
This event is lit by artist Yuta Takahashi who controls lighting and images of the outdoor exhibition site of the Engraving Forest Museum and the outdoor sculpture. Lights of various colors color the sculpture. In addition, the lanterns to be loaned for free change in color from area to area. As it is an experience type event not only watching, children can also enjoy it. Also, on January 7, “Artist Talk” will be held by Ryota Takahashi.

Holding period: "Hakone Night Museum"
December 1, 2017 (Fri) to January 8, 2018 (Mon)
Opening hours: 16: 30-18: 00
* Closed to 17:00 at the indoor exhibition hall and the green shade square Venue: Round square, main building area outdoor exhibition hall Lantern rental location: Main building gallery (free)
Lantern lending time: 16:30 to 17:40
"Artist talk"
General Artist Talk 2018January 7 (Sun.) Hours: 17:00-

"Art Museum of Sculpture"
Address: 〒 250-0493 Hakone-cho, Hakone-cho, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 1121
TEL: 0460-82-1161
Fax: 0460-82-1169
Entry time: 9:00 to 17:00 (final entry 16:30)
Access: By train Hakone Tozan Railway "Sculptural Forest" stop, 2 minutes walk By car Tomei Atsugi IC → Odawara Atsugi road → National Route 1 → about 500 meters from prefectural route 723
Parking lot Museum visit to the museum 5 hours up to 500 yen 5 hours more than 500 yen / 1 hour Restaurant, shop, other use Ordinary vehicles 500 yen / 1 hour
Entrance fee: Same-day ticket Adult 1,600 yen Small, junior high school student 800 yen High school student, university student 1,200 yen
※ Saturday, free of charge for up to 5 elementary / junior high school students per parent ※ In addition, there is person with disability certificate, group, Internet discount, electronic ticket. Specifically, please see official HP.


Art museum of the night to enjoy only in winter

What did you think? It is an event that can be enjoyed only because of the long winter. After watching the views of Hakone at dusk, the night museumPlease visit us by all means.