National Museum of Korea, Seoul

4.5
National Museum of Korea serves as the country's premier repository of artwork, historical artifacts, and cultural items. More than 300,000 objects grace the museum's three floors, with highlights ranging from 6t-century incense burners to Bronze Age weapons and modern calligraphy. Join a guided tour, offered in English multiple times per day, to learn more about the museum's origins and its most prized holdings. Alternatively, rent an audio guide to explore at your own pace. When visiting with little ones, head for the children's museum section for an array of cultural and hands-on activities. Don't forget to check the museum's website for information regarding temporary exhibits, lectures, and other special events. Put National Museum of Korea into our Seoul trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Entrance is free Huge exhibition space with many floors However, most of the descriptions are in Korean  more »
  • Sign up for a tour to get the most out of your visit. I visited the museum several times so see new exhibits. It's worthwhile.  more »
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  • get to. Thank you Absolutely fantastic museum. English guide excellent, extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. His enthusiasm for his job shines. Spent nearly all day there. Very easy to
  • One of the highlights of my trip the museum is three floors of history and art. If you are interested in Korean culture, history, art, and Buddhist art then this is a must visit. I could have spent much longer there but unfortunately time did not permit doing so. It was free when we visited, I don't know if that was because of a special event or not but that was a plus. All of the exibits featured English and Korean so no need to worry about that. Great visit overall and I will certainly be returning the next time I am in Seoul.
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