National Museum of Korea, Seoul

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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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  • It would take a whole day to visit it. In an ultra modern building, plenty of space, the works are well highlighted. It is one of the 10 largest in the world is to say. We can take video and photos. Nice and inexpensive gift shop. WC on all floors, clean and silent despite worldwide. A must see.
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  • This is my first visit to Korea. Of course I wanted to visit the main attractions of this wonderful country. The main Museum, where you can find everything about the history of Korea, all recommend visiting it! Admission is free, there are audio guides in English, a large surrounding area, where you can stroll, but due to the rain we were not able to ... On entering, there is a stage and seats for spectators are local artists and musicians. Another remarkable fact, water in the Museum, airport, cafes and restaurants. For me the motto visit to Korea was the phrase "everything for people". Cleanliness and order everywhere.
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  • It is very pleasant to visit the Museum in the middle of a hot day. Very well painted history of Korea. There are Faye Wai free,
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  • Great variety of exhibits with world class special exhibitions coming through b all the time. When we visited they had a collection on loan from the Hermitage. The price of admission is incredibly low. My only recommendation is make sure you arrive early to give yourself plenty of time to fully enjoy all the exhibits. I ran out of time when I went. Make sure you enjoy the gardens and ponds surrounding the museums. They're an absolute delight even in winter.
  • If you visit here you will get a lot to know about south korea particularly about their history and heritage. There is various complexes here, some are free while some are not. But of you visit here you will get to know about their progress from the most ancient times to the modern when it has become one of the main business capitals of the world
  • The National Museum of Korea is perfect for escaping heat or rain or snow and still havkng a wonderful time. I have been lucky enough to go twice. It feels big and brught and has a great food court. The kids learn a lot of info in school and gave my husband and I a phenomenal tour. Another time, we explored with younger children .
  • Free exhibition that let you know about the history of Korea. It is a quite awesome place. You can reach this place by Metro line 4 "i-chon" station, exit 2. Only takes 5 ~ 7 minutes by walk from the station. The museum has cafeteria and restaurants for your rest. It opens from 10 am to 6 pm on weekdays and to 7 pm on weekend. (Extended open hours until 9 pm on Wednesday and Saturday only)
  • Amazing and free! you have English signs everywhere, and tours for English speakers a few times a day.. They have a web site if you need more info. About 2 hours. You have a lake outside (with places to eat).
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