Hakone Ekiden Museum

Attraction 箱根駅伝ミュージアム, Japan, 〒250-0521 Kanagawa Prefecture, Ashigarashimo District, Hakone, 167 Published on: 26-02-2016

2 hours
10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
02:00 PM
04:00 PM
First-time visit
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Family
Museum
Kids
4.40 USD

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Hakone Ekiden Museum is dedicated to the annual collegiate relay marathon now in its 92nd year. The "Ekiden" is one of the most watched and beloved sporting events in Japan.

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Why Hakone Ekiden Museum is special ?

Hakone Ekiden Museum is a museum of art and design that showcases Hakone ekiden races. It is dedicated to the annual collegiate relay marathon now in its 92nd year. The "Ekiden" is one of the most watched and beloved sporting events in Japan. The race starts and ends in Tokyo with Lake Ashi as the turning point on the first day. Thousands of spectators line the streets of the race to cheer on the runners. The event has been considered as "The Greatest Race on Earth." In this museum, there is the shop which sells the items of Hakone Ekiden runners for visitors like the souvenirs.


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What to explore at Hakone Ekiden Museum?

Visiting Hakone Ekiden Museum, you can learn more about the history of this museum and admire the valuable photos recording the race landscape.

After visiting, you can come to the shop in the museum. The shop sell some goods such as muffler, T-shirts and so on and you can purchase to make souvenir.

Moreover, there is a cafe at there, you can enjoy and chat with your friends before leaving.

Specially, going to the Hakone Ekiden Museum, you can admire the Hakone Ekiden which is one of the most prominent university ekiden (relay marathon) races of the year held between Tokyo and Hakone in Japan on 2 and 3 January.

How to get to Hakone Ekiden Museum?

Get off at the Hakone-Yumoto Station, from there take a mountain climbing bus towards Hakone-machi for 44 minutes, and get off at the Onshi-Kouen-Mae bus stop. Walking about 10 min. to get Hakone Ekiden Museum

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Duration
3.0 days
Estimated
102.60 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
12 places

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箱根駅伝ミュージアム, Japan, 〒250-0521 Kanagawa Prefecture, Ashigarashimo District, Hakone, 167

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  • Toilet is available.
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  • You should visit official website to get more detail information.
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  • You should ask permission before taking photograph.
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  • Parking is available.
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  • Smoking is forbidden.
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  • You must not bring food and beverages into the museum.
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  • Pet is not allowed.
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  • You should keep a clean environment in the public place.
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  • You should ask permission if you want to touch the display.
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  • You should keep eyes on your children to avoid getting lost.
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  • It is located at 167, Hakone-machi, Kanagawa, 250-0521, Japan.
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It's worth to visit for Hakone ekiden fun. espcially, old funs which know long history,many imressive runners seems to be able to look back the whole things about hakone ekiden. Good shops and cafe seemed good for young visitor.

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