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The National Folk Museum of Korea

37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820, South Korea
+82 2-3704-3114
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The history of ordinary Koreans.
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37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820, South Korea
+82 2-3704-3114
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There were a lot of beautiful displays, especially the clothes. The screens are very colourful. The old artefacts were well preserved. A well worth museum to visit.

Thank Lini999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

spent a beautiful trip in The National Folk Museum of Korea , wonderful place , with good hospitality historical place with amazing modern view

Thank omer5bob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see in this museum and it is a lovely contrast to the largely empty temple. There is a lot of information about the culture of Korea and its history but nothing to do with religion. Interesting but definitely filtered.

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

on 29th June, 2017 we visited this Museum while coming out of the nearby Palace. Very interesting and lot of unknown information can be gathered by seeing the inside. we took a lot of nice pics. Variety is mixed with architecture and traditions. It depicts...More

Thank DrBRAYEcon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the outdoor part of this museum, the old buildings and the park around them. But the exhibitions inside the museum were not very interesting for me.

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Provides a cultural backdrop from understanding the people here. The first two galleries are permanent and go back many centuries to highlight life here. Worth visiting if you are already at Gyeongbokgong Palace.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had too short a time in this museum. We were on a ship's tour and only had time for one of the exhibit halls. These exhibits gave a real insight to historical life in Korean and some of their customs. They had a great...More

Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum itself has a typical local culture exibits. Not too many and not that interesting but the complex building stands out of what you ve seen before in far east. manly strong but elegant architecture, powerful, imposition of tradition leave an Impressive affect on...More

Thank Pova P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of Korean artifacts at this Museum. Great to see the development of Korean culture. Should visit at least once.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is located next to Gyeongbokgung Palace so you might want to stroll through this museum. The exhibits are relatively modest compared to the exterior appearance. What I found interesting is the small outdoor exhibit just next to the museum. It is a small recreation...More

Thank SixpackDC
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