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Name in Japanese
Iwasaki Museum
254 Yamate-machi, Naka-ku, Yokohama-city, Kanagawa Pref., 231-0862

A collection of fashionable clothes and jewelry from ancient Egyptian to the modern age is the feature of this museum. The collection focuses on fashion modes, style, bronze images, glassware from Art Noveau to Art Deco, as well as perfume jars. This museum was originally founded by the Iwasaki Fashion school to commemorate it's 50th anniversary. Contemporary plays at the Iwasaki theater, which is located on the museum's grounds, are also held regularly.

Open: 9:40-18:00
Closed: Monday and New Year's Holiday

Name in Japanese
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Pref., 250-0407

This is the first open-air museum in Japan, displaying various sculptures surrounded by the beautiful Hakone mountains. Visitors get to enjoy the many sculptures as well as the enchanting panoramic view. Picasso' s paintings, prints, and ceramics are exhibited in the special Picasso Pavilion on the grounds. Original goods sold at the the souvenir shops and the cafe-style restaurant are also popular among visitors.

Open: 7 days a week, 9:00-17:00 (Dec. to Feb. 9:00 -16:30)

Name in Japanese
Narukawa Art Forum
570 Motohakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Pref., 250-0522

Located on a hill with an enchanting view of Lake Ashino-ko and Mt Fuji, the Narukawa Art Forum exhibits paintings by modern Japanese artists.

Open: 7 days a week, 9:00 - 17:00

Name in Japanese
1300 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Pref., 250-0408

A splendid collection of ancient pottery from the Jomon period to the Edo period is housed in the original MOA museum. Spotlighting ancient Tamba, Tokoname, Bizen, Seto pottery, and Arita ware the collection has many masterpieces. Fine moss and bamboo gardens are well maintained and show the beauty of the changing seasons. Matcha (whipped powdered green tea) is served in the tearoom to visitors. Worth a visit. Click here for a detailed review of this museum and photos of its slendid pieces.

Open: 9:00 - 16:30 (Dec. to Mar. 9:00 - 16:00)
Closed: Thursday and Dec.26 to 31, Jan.6 to 12

Name in Japanese
Light and Greenery Art Museum
3-6-18 Yokoyama, Sagamihara-city, Kanagawa Pref., 229-1122

A collection of Northern Italian works, such as fabulous furniture and precious glassware are exhibited making it a very rare collection in Japan. The architecture is made of brick and was designed in harmony with the surrounding landscape.

Open: 10:00 - 18:00
Closed: Monday and New Year's Holiday

Name in Japanese
The Kita Kamakura Museum
2135 Ofuna, Kamakura-city, Kanagawa Pref., 247-0056

The Kita Kamakura Museum was established in 1988 to exhibit the traditional art and craft. The collection includes tea ceremony articles, pottery and porcelain, brush paintings, costume of Noh, Kimono, and ancient costume used by the Imperial Family.

Open: 10:00 - 16:00
Closed: Monday, Summer season and New Year's Holiday


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