Seoul: National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관)


We ventured to National Museum of Korea, which is the largest museum in Korea and showcases precious Korean cultural assets that reveal the story of Korea's fascinating history, from ancient times to modern era. Although the exhibits were pretty great we didn't really get the chance to see all of it.

Part of this place is a Children's Museum with hands-on experience gallery where youngster can learn history and culture by means of play and experience. It also provides various educational programs.

In the Outdoor exhibits area, visitors can enjoy a variety of stone works such as pagodas, stupas, lanterns, and steles. There are also restaurants and cafes at various locations in the museum.





Admission fee for Permanent Exhibitions is free. There is a charge for Special Exhibitions, and tickets are available from the ticket office until 1 hour before closing. The National Museum of Korea is located 1.5 km away from Yongsan Station.

Museum Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00AM to 18:00PM
Wednesday and Saturday: 9:00AM to 21:00PM
Sunday and Holiday: 9:00AM-19:00PM
Closing Days: Mondays and January 1st
*However, the museum will open during any public holiday if it falls on Monday. Instead the museum will close on the first weekday immediately following the holiday.

Address:
137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, 
Seoul, 04383, Republic of Korea


Till next time, 
June

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