Become a Member

Becoming a member affords you a wonderful opportunity to participate in and be part of a dynamic community of friends, families, artists, musicians, and cultural leaders. Whether you join to enjoy Hakone's stunning beauty year-round, or to participate in a community of people who love art, culture, and the friendships formed by being among other creatively inspired people, you will definitely benefit from your decision.



Silver level

Individual - $45: Member and one guest
Family of 4 - $75: Member and one guest (each additional member $5 per membership year)
Senior (65+) - $35: Member and one guest  
Includes free admission with one guest, free or discounted admission to special events and workshops, member-only events, newsletter subscription, and advance information about upcoming events.


Gold level

Individual - $75 Member and one guest
Family of 4 - $100
Senior (65+) - $50 Member and one guest

Includes all the benefits of Silver, plus:

  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop
  • Recognition in newsletter and on Hakone website


Platinum level

Includes all the benefits of Silver and Gold, plus:

  • Membership in the Preferred Patron Program
    • 10% discount for one full year at some of Saratoga's finest restaurants
    • Recognition in our quarterly newsletter and on the Hakone website
    • A special welcome gift

In addition, depending on your level of participation, you will receive:

Supporting - $150 Special recognition in newsletter

Benefactor - $350 - Tea ceremony/Kimono wearing demonstration for 2 people (check for available dates)

Patron - $750: 10 tickets to Gardens

Sponsor: $1250: 20 tickets to Gardens

Membership Application

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