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 501c3 Non-Profit Corporation. All donations are tax deductible up to the extent of the law.

Membership Level Benefits:

Centennial $10,000+ membership

  • Table at our annual gala in 2017
  • 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-around admission with one additional guest to the Gardens
  • 10% discount in the gift shop
  • Free docent training

*Family: 2 adults and up to 5 children.

*Family membership: Immediate family only.

Membership Application

Pay Online

If you are applying online,  please click on Donate and pay the fee for the membership of your choice.

Send a Check
If you are sending us a check, please submit the form and send your check to

Hakone Foundation
PO Box 2324
Saratoga, CA 95070

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Please call us at 408-741-4994