Become a member


Please fill out the form and click apply. You will be presented multipe options to pay your membership fee after you click apply.

Become a Member

Individuals can donate to the Hakone Foundation in many ways. You can do something as simple as becoming an Individual or Corporate Member (see under Memberships), or by making a donation. Hakone Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation. All donations are tax deductible up to the extent of the law.

Membership Level Benefits:

Estate and Gardens $10,000+ membership

  • Table at our annual gala

  • 4 people for Premier tea ceremony

  • A private, guided tour of the garden that provides some history and background

  • All benefits at lower levels


Pavilion $5,000+ membership

  • A group of 10 people for tea ceremony

  • All benefits at lower levels


Tea Garden $1,000+ membership

  • A group of 5 people for tea ceremony

  • All benefits at lower levels


Bamboo Garden $250+ membership

  • Seasonal sake-kit

  • All benefits at lower levels


Regular Annual Membership

Individual $45  |  *Family $75  |  Senior, Student(5-17 years old) $35

  • Free year-round admission

  • Invitations to exclusive member events such as the Azumaya Experience

  • Seasonal cross membership to select museums

  • Free/discounted admission to special art exhibitions and cultural festivals

  • Hakone Gardens newsletter

  • 10% discount at the Garden Gift Shop

  • Priority signup for workshops


*Family: 2 adults and 2 students(5-17 years old)

Signing up for 2 years gives you 4 complimentary admission passes at the time of purchase.


The Azumaya Experience (Member exclusive benefit)

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