Offering seven regulars exhibitions, the Busan Museum showcases over 6000 items from strong excavations efforts made in Busan and Gyeongnam area in addition to items that have been purchased, donated, and collected.
O’sulloc Tea Museum teaches visitors about Korea’s (and more specifically Jeju’s) tea culture. The name of the museum stands for the name of the famous Sulloc tea.
Jeju Glass Castle, like its name suggests, is a theme park made entirely by shaped glass: you can explore the world’s very first all-glass labyrinth, see the world’s largest glass ball and even walk on a glass bridge.
Light bulbs light up the darkness, phones connect people, TVs, and radios broadcast culture, and washing machines and refrigerators enrich our lives in various other ways. Electronics are essential parts of our everyday lives in modern society, and it is not exaggerating to say that electricity and electronics industry forms Read more [...]
This is Korea’s only church history museum, which possesses over 10,000 items, including books, magazines,literature, posters, and photos. There is an exhibit hall and a seminar room. Academic seminars, thematic exhibits, and planned exhibits are all held here.
Located in Baekje Cultural Land (Buyeo, Chungcheongnam-do), the museum shows the history and culture of the Baekje Period (18 BC- 660 AD). Consisting of three floors (B1F-2F), the museum offers a Regular Exhibition Hall (divided into four areas by time period), a Special Exhibition Hall, a Bakje Experience Hall, Archives Read more [...]
The Teddy Bear Museum in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do is a unique modern attraction. Instead of displaying realistic human sculptures, the museum uses hundreds of large and small teddy bears to depict the history of mankind (going back as far as the Age of Dinosaurs) as well as of the Silla Kingdom Read more [...]
Suwon Hwaseong Museum presents the history and culture of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, an important Korean cultural asset and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Visitors to the museum will be able to see a systematic information outlined about Joseon Dynasty. Due to the main theme featuring Suwon’s Hwaseong that is not Read more [...]
The National Palace Museum of Korea opened in 1992 displaying relics from the Joseon Dynasty [1392~1910]. Over 20,000 royal relics from Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine are on display. 1. Royal Symbols and Records The Joseon Dynasty attained Confucian ideals, and therefore, the king and his Read more [...]
Seoul Education Museum, located in Bukchon Hanok Village, is a museum dedicated to the history of education from three kingdom era to nowadays of Korea. You can find all kinds of relics that are related to the education of Korea in this museum. It has about 13,540 of items and Read more [...]
Haegang Ceramics Museum is opened in 1990 to collect, preserve and display ceramics in Korea. Korean ceramics have rich history and culture. Even there are many ceramics in Korea, the most representative ceramics are Goryo celadon and Joseon white celadon. In this museum, you will see the beauty of Korean Read more [...]
The Simone Handbag Museum in Seoul, South Korea, is a museum dedicated to handbags. 300 bags are on display at the museum, dating from 1550 to the present day.
Built in 1396, Seoul City Wall has protected Seoul for 600 years. Even though some parts were demolished through modernization, it has kept its original form well to be designated as a valuable Cultural Asset. Located inside Dongdaemun City Wall Park, Seoul City Wall Museum exhibits historical artifacts relating to Read more [...]
The War and Women’s Human Rights Museum is an open space to remember ‘Comfort Women’s history, to educate people, and to tackle the Japanese military sexual slavery issue. It is also an active museum that attempts to make the world a place without war and violence against women by collaborating in Read more [...]
Korea Furniture Museum is an architecture and traditional furniture museum which is located in Seongbuk-dong. This museum was built as a personal project of a former Yonsei University professor, Chyung Mi-sook who amassed 2000 pieces of Joseon Dynasty furniture over the past five decades. She wanted to create a beautiful Read more [...]
If you head down to CIty Hall’s basement, you will find Citizens’ Hall which is located on the first and second basement level of the Seoul City Hall. The Citizens’ Hall was built for the people as a space dedicated to listening to the voices of the people with Speakers Corner Read more [...]
Located in Icheon City, Gyeonggi-do, the Pig Museum is the first of its kind in Asia. The village chief and an expert of pig artificial insemination Lee Jong-yeong founded the museum on November 14, 2011. Some 5,000 pig-related articles from 18 different countries are on exhibit. Visitors can also enjoy Read more [...]
Originally christened the Hansol Paper Museum in 1997, it was changed to the Pan-Asia Paper Museum in 2001. Again, in 2005, it was changed once more and is today called the Jeonju Hanji Museum. It’s located in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do. As Korea’s first museum specializing in paper, it has an extensive Read more [...]
The National Museum of Korean Contemporary History is Korea’s first museum recording the nation’s comprehensive history from the late nineteenth century to current time. It opened on December 26, 2012 and was established to share the nation’s history of going through all kinds of hardships and troubles by showing them Read more [...]
Jeju Jungmun Resort newly presents the digital theme park “PLAY K-POP” where new media technology and K-pop music meet. Hologram concerts truly give the excitment of an actual live concert or better than being in one. PLAY K-POP also provides “Live 360,’ 360 degrees rotating real 3D animation video. It Read more [...]
France’s famous beeswax museum, the Musee Grevin, opens its new 4th venue in Seoul, South Korea’s capital, after its opening in Paris, Montreal and Prague. The first Asian subsidiary in Seoul is adding a slew of South Korean hallyu celebrities like Psy, G Dragon as well as figure skating star Kim Yuna. Over Read more [...]
Teseum Safari is a teddy bear museum located in the Aewol-eup region of Jeju Island. It is one of the first museums in the world to exhibit all sorts of teddy bears and stitched dolls including ones shaped like wildlife animals, marine animals, flowers, birds, and more. The museum is Read more [...]
Suncheonman Bay Eco-Museum was established to provide a research & education facility to preserve the area’s natural habitats. The year-round structure is open to the public and houses an exhibition hall, gallery, theatre, and seminar rooms. Visitors can also stop by the nearby wetland observatory to learn more about the Read more [...]
Gwangju National Museum aims to conserve cultural values through collection and preservation of historical and valuable artifacts found in Gwangju and Jeollanam-do regions while making contributions to the community through continuous research, exhibition, and education. Inspired by traditional Korean architecture, Gwangju National Museum is a six story building with two Read more [...]
Wonju Hanji Theme Park offers hands-on activities, educational materials and exhibitions related to hanji, traditional Korean paper, and its history. The 1st floor is dedicated to the history of hanji, including how it was invented and distributed along with presentation of remaining artifacts of hanji. Visitors will not only be able Read more [...]
Although the DMZ Museum was established in memory of a painful past, the museum today embraces everything about the latest efforts made to transform the DMZ from a place of political scars to a symbol of peace and ecology. The museum features exhibition halls arranged under a number of different Read more [...]
Gunsan Modern History Museum Time Travel sets the stage for experience activities that not only Gunsan citizens but also tourists can enjoy together, showing different aspects of Gunsan. In particular, it is significant in that citizens, not professional actors, prepare and stage their performance. In other words, the event places Read more [...]
The Imsil Cheese Theme Park was established in 1958. At the time of the park’s origin, Imsil had no local specialty or unique color of its own; this changed when Ji Jeong-Hwan, a Belgium priest, came to town as a missionary. The town leader asked the priest to work for Read more [...]
National Institute of Ecology is a national organization established to find a sustainable balance between the preservation of the natural environment and citizens’ rights to pursue happiness. Ecorium has tropical, temperate, mediterranean and polar exhibitions centers where visitors can experience and learn about a variety of ecosystems. Ecological experience and Read more [...]
Museum SAN (originally Hansol Museum), has its Welcome Center located in the vast abundance of nature, and is composed of three gardens within. From the Museum’s Welcome Center that is reminiscent of a huge fortress, visitors can walk through the the Flower Garden in full blossom, then to the Water Read more [...]