Pola Museum of Art in Hakone
About the Museum
The Pola Museum of Art is a private art museum located in the beautiful city of Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan. The museum was founded by the Pola Orbis Group, a Japanese cosmetics company, in 2002. The museum has a collection of over 9,500 works of art, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glassware, and lacquerware, from Japan and around the world.
The museum has several permanent and temporary exhibitions throughout the year. The permanent exhibition includes works by French Impressionist painters such as Monet, Renoir, and Degas, as well as Japanese artists such as Yokoyama Taikan and Kawai Gyokudo. The temporary exhibitions feature works by contemporary artists from Japan and around the world.
- Permanent Exhibition - French Impressionist Paintings
- Permanent Exhibition - Japanese Paintings
- Temporary Exhibition - Contemporary Art
The museum has several facilities to enhance your experience. There is a restaurant that serves delicious Japanese cuisine, a museum shop where you can purchase souvenirs and gifts, and a beautiful garden where you can relax and enjoy the scenery. The museum also has an audio guide and a guided tour service for visitors.
- Museum Shop
- Audio Guide
- Guided Tour Service
Location and Hours
The Pola Museum of Art is located at 1285 Kozukayama, Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken, Japan. The approximate latitude and longitude are 35.2487° N, 139.0362° E. The museum is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every day except for Tuesdays, and it is closed on the third Wednesday of every month and from December 31 to January 1.
- Address: 1285 Kozukayama, Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
- Latitude: 35.2487° N
- Longitude: 139.0362° E
- Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Closed on Tuesdays and the third Wednesday of every month, and from December 31 to January 1)