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Gyeongju National Museum

186 Iljeong-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38171, South Korea
+82 54-740-7500
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  • Average7%
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“korean history” (26 reviews)
“silla kingdom” (25 reviews)
“national museum” (22 reviews)
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186 Iljeong-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38171, South Korea
+82 54-740-7500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was super nice for me, if you want to learn Korean history and also ancient societies items you can choose National Museum. You can find everything over there.

Thank Sercan Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top quality, interesting museum. Well worth the visit to see the crowns and the bell if nothing else.

Thank Bunnykin59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If interested in Korean history or culture, or the Silla Kingdom, this is a fabulous museum. It is a small gem but it has a lot to offer. Not to be missed.

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you want to know more about the Korean history since waaaay back time, come here! Gives you a nice perspective on how the society were back then, also about the integration of Buddhism into the society. Take your time, don't rush, absorb all the...More

Thank Bawono Budi W
Reviewed 27 September 2017

If you intend to visit one museum in Korea this one seems to be the best, and that is in line with my experience. Great exhibit of thousands of ancient artifacts, with informative explaining texts. It taught me a lot about Koreas history and that...More

Thank taqqie
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The best way to enjoy Gyeongju in my opinion is to gain some knowledge of its rich history before you start hitting the sites. The museum is a great way to do this - free entry and free tour available. I took the tour in...More

Thank worldwideanna
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Gyeongju National Museum is far from awesome! I have never visited a museum that was so intensely curated with the amazing artifacts that are the building blocks of Korean history. It's not just crowns and jewelry from ancient royal emperors; but this place is filled...More

Thank eugenia27
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We loved the museum. Especially the combination of the museum and a visit of the 2 parks of Gyeongju is ideal. The entrance of the museum is for free (you must get a ticket though, but the ticket is for free). The museum consists of...More

Thank JesTravelNL
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

In a normal museum, like in this one, quiet is requested from the visitors... If you go one level below in the other building, you reach the kids museum and there... How the hell, be prepared to see many interesting things that your kids will...More

Thank nicodvisor
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Definitively a must! We were told this was one of the best museums in Korea and we agree. Gyeongju is the home of so much amazing history and it's hard to appreciate just how far back everything goes until you see it here. The HUGE...More

Thank sophies_notes
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