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Owl Museum

27-21 Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-230, South Korea
+82 2-3210-2902
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Sweet small museum

I’m not sure if I should call this place a museum. It houses hundreds of art pieces, but without... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Waron S
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Bangkok, Thailand
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For Quirk Lovers

In America, I am a fan of roadside attractions and collectors' personal museums. This is the... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Chris N
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 Dec 2017
“Sweet small museum”
6 May 2017
“For Quirk Lovers”
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27-21 Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-230, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
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+82 2-3210-2902
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I’m not sure if I should call this place a museum. It houses hundreds of art pieces, but without much explanation. Instead the owner will explain each piece by himself. You also will get one free hot drink, which is pleasant on a cold day...More

Thank Waron S
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

In America, I am a fan of roadside attractions and collectors' personal museums. This is the closest Korea equivalent. Set in a quiet little corner of an old part of town, this one room museum is packed with owl memorabilia. On our visit, the museum...More

Thank Chris N
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

C1 ( 2016.09.29 ) I visited there museum for watching collection about owl. Honestly, I didn't expect this museum because I known this museum was not big. But I were surprised about too many collection about owl, statue, stamp, accessory, and so on. There was...More

Thank CanisHan
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

If you love Owls this is the place to visit. I had the best experience with the Husband & wife that own this shop. More owls from all over the world than you could dream or imagine. Loved it so much spent 1 1/2 hrs...More

2  Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

You should have enough detailed map to be able to come to this museum, because it is not easy to find. Admission fee feels a bit too high when you're inside the museum which consists of only one room filled with a collection of more...More

1  Thank Pasaatituuli
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

If you love owls, this is definitely the place to visit. This small museum has tons of items related to owls on display, ranging from stamps to ornaments, clocks to postcards... This museum was actually established by Mrs. Myeong-Hee Bae, who is an owl fanatic....More

5  Thank Isaac S
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

This place is less of a museum and more of a private collection of all things owl related. The sweet older lady that owns the place has spent her life collecting and being gifted owl memorabilia from around the world. There are literally thousands of...More

5  Thank alohaneener
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Reviewed 11 July 2012

This place inspire me to have my own museum. It's place is not big but show me how owner love the owl and collect them.

7  Thank CoffeeAom
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

A lovely lady has spent most of her life collecting anything related to owls. Things she has bought or found, and things that have been gifted to her. It is a huge collection on display and is very interesting to look around. It is not...More

6  Thank silveroses69
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Reviewed 16 November 2011

I rated this excellent, for what it is. If you love to collect owls, you're going to love this place. Even if you don't collect owls, it's impressive of the sheer volume of owl "art." It's not really as much of a museum as a...More

10  Thank Carrieringwald
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Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighbourhood was traditionally home to
Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
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