“Hoshi-no-Oujisama” (Le Petit Prince) museum which is famous for that picture book is in Hakone, Kanagawa Pref.. It is only here in the world.
“Hoshi-no-Oujisama” (Le Petit Prince) is a novel, it is written by “Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint-Exupery” in 1940s.
In the park, there is the image of the “Hoshi-no-Oujisama”! And, various images were put.
Also inside the garden of museum, there are a lot of buildings making the sense that one is in the foreign country.
We seem to be in France, not “Hakone”.
And, there is a church in the depths in the park.
Inside the exhibit space, there is a place that the introduction movie (about 15 minutes) of the “Hoshi-no-Oujisama” flows through.
There was also a lot of display to introduce that how the author, “Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint-Exupery” had lived.
It is a museum where you can know the secret of why the “Hoshi-no-Oujisama” is loved in the world.[ Information ] “Hoshi-no-Oujisama” (Le Petit Prince) museum
■Open: (Open throughout the year)
Last admission 17:00
General: 1, 500 yen
Primary and junior high student: 700 yen
Over high school student and senior: 1, 100 yen
909 Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa
■URL: http://www.tbs.co.jp/l-prince/ (Only in Japanese)
1) Ride on “Tokaido-Shinkansen” from Tokyo. About 35min ride.
2) Get off at JR “Odawara Station”.
3) Take “Hakone tozan bus”, goes to “Togendai” bus stop. About 40min ride.
1) Ride on “Odakyu Hakone express bus” from Shinjuku. About 120min ride.
2) Get off at “Kawamukai” bus stop.