Hakone Town is located on the east side of the Hakone-toge Pass, where the Hakone Barrier was placed in the Edo period. Speaking of Hakone, it has a strong image of a traditional hot spring resort, but not only that, but the land where the mountains rise is rich in nature and is a great place to stroll.
There is “Hakone Garasunomori Museum” (Venetian Glass Museum) in a hot spring area surrounded by nature.
Not only can you see art in the building, you can also look at the beautiful garden and feel elegant. In the museum created in the image of Venice in Italy, you can see many beautiful Venetian glasses. Slowly visit the hall, look at the garden, and buy glasswork as souvenirs.
The “Hakone Garasunomori Museum” was opened in 1996. The management body of this museum is a restaurant that has a founding store in Hachioji City, the company also operates a restaurant in the museum, and the cuisine is also authentic. After visiting the beautiful arts in the museum, take a break at a restaurant or café and look around the surrounding garden.
There are plenty of objects and works around the beautiful Venetian gardens, so you can fully enjoy a walk. In a romantic atmosphere, you can immerse yourself in the feeling of traveling in Europe.
In 2007, it was renewed to create a glass waterfall called “fontana” in Italian and a flash tree with decorative glass. There is also an antique shop where you can enjoy shopping.
There are so many attractions that you can stay all day long. “Hakone Garasunomori Museum” is a place where you can enjoy all sorts of fun.
As if you entered the world of fairy tales
Hakone Garasunomori Museum (Venetian Glass Museum) is a museum located in Sengokuhara, exhibiting glassware artworks centered on Venetian glass from the 15th century to the 19th century. Also, as there is a cafe and a museum shop, you can enjoy meals and shopping. There are many interesting places besides glass crafts.
Hakone Garasunomori Museum is not only a visit to Venetian glass, but also a residence type museum where you can enjoy shopping and meals.
This museum is built with consciousness of Italian Venetia according to the image of the exhibition Venetian Glass. Among the people who visited here, it is a reputation that “It seems that they seem to have entered the world of fairy tales” and “I feel like I actually went to Italy.” The garden is also beautifully arranged and you can enjoy the collaboration of the flower and the glass objects.
The Hakone Garasunomori Museum has a café restaurant, a museum shop, a glass experience shop, and so on, so you can enjoy it for 1 day. It is recommended that you tour the exhibits in the morning, then have lunch at the cafe and enjoy the shopping and glass experience studio in the afternoon. Also at the museum, concerts and exhibitions are regularly held. Since the schedule of each event can be confirmed from the official website, how about visiting according to those schedules?
Popular in a broad age group
Garasunomori Museum is the art museum which displayed the venetian glass, which prospered among European nobles over the 15th to the 19th century, and the work of modern glass artists.
Not to mention the work of beautiful glass, “the corridor of light” installed in the outdoors and the planed exhibitions for every season are also beautiful, and there are some visitors make frequent trips to here.
Romantic and beautiful Garasunomori Museum is popular in a broad age group. Especially it is popular among a woman. It is a recommended art museum for a couple and a group trip.
“Venetian Glass Museum” and “Modern Glass Museum”
There are two areas, “Venetian Glass Museum” and “Modern Glass Museum” in Garasunomori Museum.
In Venetian Glass Museum, the works of artists who played an active part from the 15th to the 19th century are displayed.
The worka after the 19th century are exhibited in Modern Glass Museum. The contents are various from a stylish and simple work to what the new possibility of glass is impressed in.
The glass works are exhibited everywhere in the garden
Not only exhibition inside a hall but the attractive work exhibited outdoors is one of the charm of Garasunomori Museum. The glass works are exhibited everywhere in the garden, and the art works can be appreciated while taking a walk.
Shine like a star twinkling
“The corridor of light” with which approximately 160,000 crystals shine.
This way that continues from the garden to the entrance of Venetian Glass Museum is an arch of crystal glass of 9 meters in height, and about 10 meters in length.
It shines like a star twinkling whenever wind blows. Please feel delicate and bright glittering.
Enjoy with scenery of seasonal nature
In the garden of Garasunomori Museum, the glass works which change for every season are exhibited. You can enjoy it with scenery of seasonal nature.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Hakone Garasunomori Museum (Venetian Glass Museum)|
|Address:||940-48 Sengokuhara,Hakone-machi,Ashigarashimo-gun,Kanagawa 250-0631 Japan|
|Access:||Get off at Odawara sta. on the JR line, Odakyu line etc. or Hakone Yumoto sta. on the Odakyu line and take a Hakone Tozan bus bound for Togendai and get off at Hyoseki/Hakone Glass no Mori Mae.|
|Price:||1,500 yen (Adult)|
1,100 yen (University/High School Students)
600 yen (Elementary-Junior High School Students)
Please refer the official web page.