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Gongju National Museum

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Address: 360 Ungjin-dong, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 314-020, South Korea
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Phone Number: +82 41-850-6300
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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experience of discovering inside of the tombs

This place really blew our mind. There are the real size models of each tomb and you can go inside and feel like you are there! They also had a model of the king's tomb and how... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Akiko H
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place really blew our mind. There are the real size models of each tomb and you can go inside and feel like you are there! They also had a model of the king's tomb and how all the coffins and treasures were laid inside when it was found. The model of real size king's and queen's coffins(made of Nara... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Many of the royal tombs from the Three Kingdoms period were disturbed or destroyed, but not The Tomb of King Muryeong. This royal tomb was still intact when excavation was conducted. The royal signs and name tablets of the king and queen can still be found to determined the owner of the tomb. There are more than 4000 pieces of... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

and three treasures excavated in Daejeon and Chungcheongnam-do areas especially artifacts from the Tomb of King Muryeong. Inside the museum is a room decorated with items found in the tomb and a replica of King Muyeong's coffin (actual size). Among the possessions on display are the king's shoes, which are very large in size and include 10 spikes sprouting from... More 

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Daejeon, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

This museum is located right behind Tomb Of King Muryeong's. No Admission fee, and you can get yourself an english tour-guide with reservation first. I really recommend you to get your self a tour guide, because the content inside this museum is very interesting. 2story museum with real artefacts digged from the Tomb. Opening Hours : Tue-Fri: 9:00 am -... More 

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Jeonju, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

The museum has many artifacts that were excavated from King Munyeong's tomb. The gold ornaments are very nice looking. There are also some bronze artifacts which are in poor shape and has turned greenish due to their age.

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