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Become a member/ Renew your membership


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


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, +1 guest $60  |  *Family $75  |  Senior $35, Senior +1 guest $50

  • Free year-round admission

  • Members only after-hour admission from 5pm to 6pm on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from June to October.

  • Members only events and exclusive access to Azumaya Lounge

  • Seasonal cross membership to select museums

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

  • Free admission to Cherry Blossom Night Viewing

  • Advance invitation to public events

  • 10% discount at the Gift Shop (includes the online store)

  • 10% discount at Yamagami's Garden Center

  • 4 complimentary admission passes at the time of purchase for a 2 year membership

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

Contact the Gift Shop at for more details.


The Azumaya Experience (Member exclusive benefit)

Click here for more info

Member Benefits in Printable Format (PDF)
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