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Hakone Craft House

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Glass blowing.

Having walked around the park we popped into the Crafthouse and took to the glass blowing class. A... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
AnthonyG669
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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Wonderful experience, friendly professional staff

We tried the glass blowing class and really enjoyed the experience. The staff are friendly and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Sydney-sider_ML
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Sydney, Australia
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Experience the fun and excitement of creating some works alongside expert craftsmen (and women) . Glassblowing Sessions Ceramics Handbuilding Sessions Ceramics Pottery Wheel Session Lampwork Bead Session Vintage Glass Bead Session Sandblasting...more
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1300-69 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Having walked around the park we popped into the Crafthouse and took to the glass blowing class. A very enjoyable experience and hands on. They do ship items home for you but there is a charge which varies and it is risky. We had our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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crafthouse_official, 広報担当マネージャー at Hakone Craft House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review with us. The staff and I would like to thank you for choosing our place during your precious time here. I'm glad to hear that. We would recommend trying pottery for your next visit. Our warm hospitality awaits your...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We tried the glass blowing class and really enjoyed the experience. The staff are friendly and professional, and they explain everything to you patiently. The activity options, prices and lead times are clearly written and explained. The rest of the park is also gorgeous and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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crafthouse_official, 広報担当マネージャー at Hakone Craft House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

The staff and I would like to thank you for choosing our place during your precious time here. If you come to Japan again, please come to our Hakone Craft house.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Located in the Gora Park (no admission fee if you have the Hakone Free Pass), the shop sells local crafts & typical souvenirs along with offers of workshops in bead-making and glass etching. We didn't try the etching, but did do the bead-making workshop which...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

They ship items overseas. It cost me AU$150 for EMS. The craft was worth $400. I was told to wait for 2~3 months. I waited for 2.5 months before giving them a call. I was told to wait a bit longer, but by the time...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Mik U
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The Hakone Craft House is conveniently located in the lovely Gora Park (see separate review). . Beside looking at exhibited art crafts like beads jewelry , various glass artifacts and pottery , you can join classes in the complex and learn to prepare art work...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank saul g
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A must visit, this was the highlight of me and my wife Hakone trip! It is located inside Hakone Gora Park which requires an admission fee to enter. However it is free for Hakone Freepass holders. I recommend walking there from Gora station to avoid...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Burn-X
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We did glass blowing and made drinking glasses -even kids can do it. The tutors do most of the work so you really only get a taste of what it's like. It only takes 20 minutes to make but you can only collect the pieces...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience with good attitude and service you get to blow your own glass to make a cup for about 4000

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Experience is the best souvenir. Craft house is a dream place where you can do pottery wheel, pottery handbuilding, glass blowing, and lampwork beads. They have trainers to assist and teach you all of these artworks. Though it comes with a price, the overall experience...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Eleanore O
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This place specialises in both glass creation and pottery, as well as other activities such as flower arranging. Tourists can choose to send their creations home for cost of shipping (around $80 AUD). We created a couple of glass products and some clay bowls. Overall...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Response from saul g | Reviewed this property |
Hi there , I don't think you need advance booking , but I'm not 100% sure . Have a nice visit there , Saul G.
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