The Museum was established in March 1995, separated and developed from the natural history section of the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum in Yokohama. In addition to the exhibitions, the Museum conducts such work as a survey and research on nature, and material collection and preservation. Utilizing these, it also carries out study support activities like lecture courses, observation sessions, etc.
It’s a Japanese-style resort hotel with a hot spring in Hakone-Yumoto, the entrance to the hot springs resort of Hakone, where you can easily enjoy the traditional Japanese “ryokan” style of hospitality. The public baths – which are divided for men and women – allow you to enjoy the hot springs whether indoors or outdoors. This hotel is part of the Fujiya Hotel Group, which has seen visits by such celebrities as John Lennon and Charlie Chaplin.
The authentic resort hotel “Hotel de Yama” boasts the best location on the lakeside of Lake Ashi. This Hotel was originally the villa of Baron Koyata Iwasaki, whose uncle is Yataro Iwasaki, the founder of Mitsubishi. Since 1948, the hotel has followed the baron’s philosophy toward hospitality for guests within and outside the country, and the hotel still maintains the classical atmosphere. Over 60 years since the founding, this hotel has made a renewal opening in 2015.
Lake Ashinoko has formed in the caldera of Mount Hakone after the volcano’s last eruption 3000 years ago. Today, the lake with Mount Fuji in the background is the symbol of Hakone. The lake’s shores are mostly undeveloped except for small towns in the east and north and a couple of lakeside resort hotels.
It’s a world-famous hot spring theme park where you can bathe in coffee or wine. It’s located in the center of Hakone. Known as the hot spring theme park, it offers you a number of unique baths made for friends and families to enjoy together.