Okada Museum of Art
Opened in 2013, the Okada Art Museum is another museum displaying a notable private collection, with pieces dating from antiquity to contemporary art. The museums extensive collection of East Asian ceramics, paintings, and sculpture is housed in a 5-storey building, surrounded by a Japanese garden, teahouse and café rounding-out what is an excellent museum.
The museum boasts an impressive footprint of around 7700 square metres, of which approximately 5000 square metres is exhibition space. Set within the beautiful landscape of Hakone, the museum offers international visitors the chance to view some exquisite examples of traditional Japanese, including pieces that have official designation as ‘Important Cultural Properties’, along with Chinese and Korean works spanning a long period of time.
Outside of the museum itself, visitors can enjoy the extensive gardens – covering around 15,000 square metres – including natural hot spring footbaths and the museum’s beautiful café.
09:00 to 17:00 (last entry at 16:30)
Open daily. Closed on Dec.31 and Jan.1, and occassionaly closed for exhibition renewal
Adults & Uni Students: JPY2800 / School-age Children (6-18): JPY1800
From Hakone-Yumoto Station, take the Hakone Tozan Line - 35-minutes - to Kowakidani Station and from there, take either the Izu Hakone Bus or Hakone Tozan Bus to the Kowakien Bus Stop - only 2-minutes. The museum is a short walk from the bus stop