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Hakone Museum of Photography

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful

We stumbled across this place purely by accident, and what a treat A Quaint tucked away little cafe... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
keny700
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Nice photos, but rather small

Very small private museum, basically two rooms. Nice photo exhibition on 1st floor and display of... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
ECWorld
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Hong Kong, China
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Jul 7, 2018
“Wonderful ”
Nov 17, 2017
“Nice photos, but rather small”
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The Hakone Museum of Photography is a private institution established in April 2002 by Katsura ENDO, a photographer who was born and raised in Hakone. In addition to a permanent exhibition featuring photographs by Katsura ENDO of Mt. Fuji throughout...more
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1300-432 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place purely by accident, and what a treat A Quaint tucked away little cafe highlighting a renown Japanese photographer, we ordered breakfast & some coffee and while we waited for the food to arrive looked through the amazing photos & exhibition,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Very small private museum, basically two rooms. Nice photo exhibition on 1st floor and display of photos of Mt Fuji and Hakone on the 2nd. Admission price is pretty stiff for something that can be finished with 30 min., though some of the photos are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

This is a very cute little collection of pictures of Mt Fuji in all seasons, you can also talk with the proud photographer, then go downstairs to the cafe lead by the lovely wife of the photographer. They even have a hazelnut and chestnut inspired...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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plaisirdeloeuf, オーナー at Hakone Museum of Photography, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Thank you for your coming . We are glad to hear your message. We hope see you again.

Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

It was great to discover this pretty museum and talk with the photographer and his wife! There are really welcoming and the chocolat chaud is tasty.

Date of experience: February 2017
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plaisirdeloeuf, オーナー at Hakone Museum of Photography, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Thank you very much for your coming, please come again someday.

Reviewed November 18, 2016

As we tried to recover & have some rest in Gora (after a long climb to the top of Mt Fuji), we accidentally came across this Museum slightly hidden in the narrow alleyway. Heavy rain outside surely helped us to make the right decision so...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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plaisirdeloeuf, オーナー at Hakone Museum of Photography, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Thank you very much for your coming and heartfully message. Please come again someday!

Reviewed April 17, 2016

On a very wet last day in Hakone this was a wonderful find. Lovely couple, most welcoming and fabulous photos of Mt Fuji. This place should be more well known as Endo san's family's contribution to the photographic heritage of the area is out of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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plaisirdeloeuf, マネージャー at Hakone Museum of Photography, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2016

Thank you very much. Please come again.

Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Amazing museum! Endo's passion for art is the flavor of this space the moment you step in. Awesome views of Mt.Fuji captured. The place has a very warm cafe, managed by his wife Eiko.

Date of experience: April 2016
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plaisirdeloeuf, オーナー at Hakone Museum of Photography, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016

Thank you very much. Please come again.

Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

The Museum of Photography is run by the professional photographer Katsura ENDO and his wife Eiko. A very lovely couple, very friendly and always ready for a nice chat. Katsura also sells his artwork for reasonable prices. Eiko runs a little coffee shop with really...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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plaisirdeloeuf, オーナー at Hakone Museum of Photography, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016

Thank you very much. Please come again.

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