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National Palace Museum of Korea

12 Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03045, South Korea
+82 2-3701-7500
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12 Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03045, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum perfectly complements the Gyeongbokgung Palace by showcasing many royal artifacts from the 27 kings of the Joseon Dynasty, including a GM car from the early 20th century. Similar to the National Folk Museum nearby, entrance to this museum is also free although its...More

Thank Herbert C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Conveniently linked to the subway, this should be your first stop before visiting the palace to gain a better understanding of the history of the place. It is bigger than it looks and has lots of exhibit over 3 floors. We covered less than 2...More

Thank HauGengA
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Admission is free so even if you don't like it, no harm no foul. The museum has some nice objects but nothing really spectacular, but you also get an insight into palace life and the sad short lived life of the Korean Empire. General descriptions...More

Thank D13O
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This museum contains a vast array of memorable artifacts. The layout is very simple and clear. The high spot for me were the two vinatage burgandy cars. Looked stunning.

Thank 429Happy
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went here after arriving to visit the Palace on a Tuesday (when it was shut):). So we decided to go into the museum (which is free). We took advantage of the headphone facility in English for a small price and spent the afternoon here....More

Thank coopsar230
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This museum is better and more interesting than the National Museum of Korea. It has lots of detailed information about the life in Korean cities and court before the modern times. The layout is well thought out and easy to follow. Lots of interesting information...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in and not far away from the city. The building is nice and many palace's stuffs here

2  Thank Asep H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Admission: FREE admission The Museum: Very informative and educational. Great display of historic items. This museum is right next to Gyeongbokgung Palace. The Location: Subway Line 3, Gyeongbokgung Station, Exit 5

1  Thank travelercass
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A visit to this museum will give one a brief overview of Korean Palace life. This a good place to visit before going around the palace grounds so one will have a feel of the substance of the palace and other structures.

Thank Ceevee
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy palaces, history and architecture, this is a place for you! The exhibits explain how the palaces were built, the architecture styles, techniques and ideas. Also displays with palace life, etiquettes and practices. Quite interesting. I enjoyed looking at the displays but alas,...More

Thank mingzy
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