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Okada Museum of Art

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fantastic porcelain

This is an expensive museum, but we thought it was worth it. If you like decorated Japanese... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Highly priced, but beautiful.

If you like or are interested in Asian art it will take you a couple of hours to visit this museum... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Rio Gallegos, Argentina
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The Okada Museum of Art was constructed on the site of the old hotel built in the Meiji period for Westerners.The Museum has an impressive exhibition space of around 5,000㎡.This spacious building mainly exhibits Japanese,Chinese,and Korean works of...more
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493_1 Kowakudani, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0406, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an expensive museum, but we thought it was worth it. If you like decorated Japanese porcelain and screens, then go to this museum. The way it is laid out is great. We loved it. It was one of the highlights of Hakone and...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

If you like or are interested in Asian art it will take you a couple of hours to visit this museum. Only a few things are explained in english, which is a shame. But there are things that worth.

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

This museum is very impressive, the building and the garden are beautiful. The collection is exquisite- if you have a special interest in Asian pottery and scrolls. If not- Id give it a miss. The entrance fee is a bit too high to be honest,...More

1  Thank Mish_H50
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Highly overpriced museum (even the teahouse) and almost no context to the artifacts in English language. The fact that pictures and even phones aren‘t allowed seems absolutely unnecessary. We wouldn‘t recommend this museum, unless you have a specific interest in this type of art. There...More

2  Thank mandra01
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This was the most expensive entrance fee I had to pay to go inside a museum. I did appreciate and enjoy the artworks - they were very grand and beautiful. But again, relative to the price, I thought there would be more in the range...More

Thank PuritaM1
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This museum has the best preserved collection on Ming china as well as ancient sculpture I have ever seen. Hard to believe a single collector owns this much priceless art. Everything is beautifully displayed. After enjoying the museum, the mineral spring foot bath was wonderful!

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Many visit Hakone to enjoy the natural beauty and the Open Air Museum with an exceptional modern art collection, but not many visit this museum which has an amazing collection of China and very early pottery art facts. By far th best collection of Han,...More

1  Thank TheHappyCamper2013
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We happened to see the Utamaro's three masterpieces reunited after 138 years, from United States and Japan, huge painting depicting the lives of 50 high class geishas: Fukagawa in the Snow, Cherry Blossoms at Yoshiwara and scenes under the Moon--the theme of Snow, Blossoms, and...More

1  Thank twosc
Reviewed May 13, 2017

big WOW. One of the best museums I have seen !!! The whole museum is fantastic and so beautiful. Security is a bit too much, no idea why, but the exhibits are fantastic. No photos allowed, I wonder if that is because they do not...More

1  Thank Shlomi T
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

We love museums, visit them all around the world. In Hakone, returning from a nice boat trip and hiking to our hotel we discovered a nice building with a poster of an exhibition on the facade. We came in (why not?) but were surprised by...More

1  Thank polskymarina
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