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Housed in a historic building, this museum is fairly small but the introductory movie (13 min) is a good overview of the history of Busan. Not that much to see really, worth a visit only if you are in the vicinity
Nice little museum near my hotel. Popped in for about 15 minutes and worth the trip if you're in the area and don't know much about Korean history. If you're not in the area then I think Wikipedia would cover everything here. The exhibit wasn't...More
This museum which has excellent English descriptions shows the Korean view of the Japanese occupation of the early 20th century/. It was a fascinating and informative counterpoint to the Japanese version we had seen earlier in our travels.
The museum focuses on the Japanese occupation of Busan. So far a very valid subject, however the whiny way they showed their point of view really made me question the quality of their artifacts. Once a museum actually shows me a video where a lady...More
Modern Korea in a nutshell, take an afternoon to explore the history of war, peace, modern life. Korea's place in the world, with its neighbours a real eye opener. Korea's respect for their citizens, politics & economics. Really enjoyed this place. Recreated Busan street scene,...More
One thing I never really understood (having not spent time in Korea before) is how the Korean people have been subjugated by the Japanese over the centuries.
This small but interesting museum tells the modern story beginning about 1875 through today. The emphasis is on...More
Two floors of exhibits, with decent English/Chinese/Japanese explanations for the major topics, and brief English titles for the smaller exhibits. Would be great to have even more English descriptions, but for free, you can learn a lot with what's there.
As mentioned previously, the hostility...More
OK museum and free to visit. However, it is too heavily anti-Japanese (although with justification in some ways). Most exhibits are dry but if you are staying in the area, it is worth a quick look and a few exhibits are worth a look. The...More