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Hakone Craft House

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Worth the money

Price: As of April 2019, price for making a drinking glass was around $40, and to ship it to US... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ofrita
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New York City, New York
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Great Craft Opportunity!

Our four children ages 9, 13, 15 and 16, each enjoyed an experience in the Craft House. It is very... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2019
Madeleine218
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Experience the fun and excitement of creating some works alongside expert craftsmen (and women) . Glassblowing Sessions Ceramics Handbuilding Sessions Ceramics Pottery Wheel Session Lampwork Bead Session Vintage Glass Bead Session Sandblasting...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1300-69 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Price: As of April 2019, price for making a drinking glass was around $40, and to ship it to US around $100. Note: glass is NOT dishwasher or even hot tea safe.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ofrita
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Our four children ages 9, 13, 15 and 16, each enjoyed an experience in the Craft House. It is very organised and whilst there is not a lot of English spoken, they are very accommodating. We enjoyed the opportunity to do activities that we may...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Madeleine218
crafthouse_official, 広報担当マネージャー at Hakone Craft House, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2019

Thank you for sharing your review with us. The staff and I would like to thank you for choosing our place during your precious time here. I'm glad to hear that your kids were good memories our place. We are looking forward to see you...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019

We took our two kids ages 9 and 11 to make personalized glasses and beads! It was expensive once you add all the extras but we had a great family bonding experience. the kids will never forget making their own glass bead! You can get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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crafthouse_official, 広報担当マネージャー at Hakone Craft House, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you for sharing your review with us. The staff and I would like to thank you for choosing our place during your precious time here. I'm glad to hear that your kids were good memories our place. We are looking forward to see you...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

This was a fun activity to do when in Gora Park - learn how to blow glass. The Instructors have good English skills and it was a nice way to spend afternoon.

Date of experience: December 2018
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crafthouse_official, 広報担当マネージャー at Hakone Craft House, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for sharing your review with us. The staff and I would like to thank you for choosing our place during your precious time here. I'm glad to hear that. Our warm hospitality awaits your return sometime soon. Regards.

Reviewed November 4, 2018

Having walked around the park we popped into the Crafthouse and took to the glass blowing class. A very enjoyable experience and hands on. They do ship items home for you but there is a charge which varies and it is risky. We had our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank AnthonyG669
crafthouse_official, 広報担当マネージャー at Hakone Craft House, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Thank you for sharing your review with us. The staff and I would like to thank you for choosing our place during your precious time here. I'm glad to hear that. We would recommend trying pottery for your next visit. Our warm hospitality awaits your...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018

We tried the glass blowing class and really enjoyed the experience. The staff are friendly and professional, and they explain everything to you patiently. The activity options, prices and lead times are clearly written and explained. The rest of the park is also gorgeous and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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crafthouse_official, 広報担当マネージャー at Hakone Craft House, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

The staff and I would like to thank you for choosing our place during your precious time here. If you come to Japan again, please come to our Hakone Craft house.

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Located in the Gora Park (no admission fee if you have the Hakone Free Pass), the shop sells local crafts & typical souvenirs along with offers of workshops in bead-making and glass etching. We didn't try the etching, but did do the bead-making workshop which...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Colette G
Reviewed January 15, 2018

They ship items overseas. It cost me AU$150 for EMS. The craft was worth $400. I was told to wait for 2~3 months. I waited for 2.5 months before giving them a call. I was told to wait a bit longer, but by the time...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Mik U
Reviewed December 2, 2017

The Hakone Craft House is conveniently located in the lovely Gora Park (see separate review). . Beside looking at exhibited art crafts like beads jewelry , various glass artifacts and pottery , you can join classes in the complex and learn to prepare art work...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank saul g
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

A must visit, this was the highlight of me and my wife Hakone trip! It is located inside Hakone Gora Park which requires an admission fee to enter. However it is free for Hakone Freepass holders. I recommend walking there from Gora station to avoid...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank Burn-X
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SunnyinSingapore
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Response from saul g | Reviewed this property |
Hi there , I don't think you need advance booking , but I'm not 100% sure . Have a nice visit there , Saul G.
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