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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
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"gyeongbokgung palace"
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A bonus to visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace is the that the Nation Folk Museum is located nearly on its premise. It is worth a stop after you have seen the palace. The museum is full of cultural and historical artifacts and exhibits. There is also a...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very informative. I came to Korea because I also wanted to learn about their history and this place is a great help to understand the Korean culture better. Although not a beautiful aesthetically as the War Memorial, this place delivers great info as well. When...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice building housing the museum, basically located on the campus of the Gyeongbokgung Palace. The palace buildings are generally bare and viewable only from the outside. This museum provides some perspective on the Korean way of life, including the evolution of the clothing, cooking,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Representing the way Korean used to dress eat and live As a Doctor I was interested to see how they were treating patients it is worth a visit

Thank Mostafa A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice museum close to the gyongborksung palace. The museum is housed in an incredible building and is free. worth popping in if you have time

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a replica of shops that show what they look like in the 50s? Good for those who love to explore the museum. This place is next to Gyeongbukgong Palace.

Thank ENAL I
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it! I work as a guide at home. So I know something about museums. And I have to admit that this museum is one of the best I’ve ever been to. The layout, visual representation, combination of old and modern. It’s just amazing....More

Thank Olga P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its great to visit this place to understand the Korean history. Free admission for this but if you transfer to Gyeongbukgong Palace to need to pay or wear a Hanbok.

Thank Aileen A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is another historical place to learn about Korean Culture and Arts. Nice to see how they lived in their era and how Koreans start their life to their death.

Thank Jennifer I
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I signed for a free Korean cooking class in The National Folk Museum of Korea and that was a really amazing experience. Definitely gonna try it again. Entrance to museum area is for free and you can enjoy traditional buildings and activities

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