Hakone Glass no Mori

 

History of Hakone Glass no Mori

The Hakone Glass no Mori or the Hakone Venetian Glass Museum is home to over 100 modern and classical Venetian glassware including vases and goblets, among others.


Venetian Glass Museum

Classic Venetian glass pieces, admired by royal families during the medieval times in Europe, can be found in this part of the museum.


Venetian Glass Modern Museum

Aside from classic, timeless glass pieces, the museum also features Venetian glass pieces made by contemporary and modern artists.

 

Livio Seguso Garden

Named after one of the most renowned artists in modern glass sculpting, this garden features one of Livio Seguso’s masterpieces.


Acero

See the beauty of this forest water mill that is made from hand-crafted wood.


Flash Tree

Prepare to be amazed by this dazzling eight-meter high crystal fountain made from 45,000 cut crystals.


Palazzo Ducale Shandelier

Another glass artwork found in the museum is the Palazzo Ducale Shandelier, a floor chandelier made by modern glass artist Dale Chihuly.


Experience Studio

The museum also gives its visitors a chance to experience what it’s like to create their very own glass sculptures and glass masterpieces first hand through its Experience Studio.


Caffe Terrazza

Take a rest at this open terrace cafe and enjoy a cup or coffee or a plate of pasta while being serenaded by an Italian performer.


Museum Shop

Shop glass arts and masterpieces not just from Venice, but from all over the world at the Museum Shop. The shop offers over 100,000 items so there surely is something for everyone.

 

Ideal budget

Admission rates to the Venetian glass museum are as follows:

  ■ Individual:

   • Adult – 1,500 yen

   • University or High School Student – 1,100 yen

   • Elementary or Junior High School Student – 600 yen

   • Senior (over 65) – 1,400 yen

   • Persons with disability – 800 yen

  ■ Groups of 15 or more:

   • Adult – 1,200 yen

   • University or High School Student – 900 yen

   • Elementary or Junior High School Student – 500 yen

   • Senior (over 65) – 1,400 yen

   • Persons with disability – 800 yen


Visiting guidelines

Pets are not allowed inside the museum.


Visiting hours

The Hakone Glass no Mori is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Last admission is at 5:00 p.m.


How to get there

The Hakone Venetian Glass Museum is accessible via train, bus, and car.

  ■ Via train

  Take the JR Line or the Odaku Line and get off at Odawara Station or at Hakone Yumoto Station.

  ■ Via bus

  Take the Hakone Tozan bus bound for Togendai and get off at the museum.

  ■ Via car

  Take the Tomei Expressway, exit at Gotenba, then to National Route 138 to Sengoku-hara.

Address

940-48 Sengokuhara, Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture


Website

http://www.hakone-garasunomori.jp/

 

 

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