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 [...]
Korean artists of various field of work such as writers, painters, actors, architects and musicians constructed the cultural town of Heyri. Within this community, there are residences, workrooms, art galleries and museums. Artists make a living by opening exhibitions, trading or selling their artworks. Currently, there are about 40 museums, Read more [...]
It is a multi-purpose museum featuring a gallery, tea shop, tea café and the museum exhibiting collections related to tea. The museum presents a variety of artifacts such as tea cups developed with the Korean tea history and pottery by local artists are exhibited in the gallery. It also represents Read more [...]
Located in Ssamji-gil, Insa-dong, Toto’s Nostalgia Museum and Giftshop exhibits a variety of old stuff reminiscing about the old days such as movie, comics, cigarette, food, dolls, music tapes, etc.
The Seoul Museum of History offers a wide collection of donated artifacts and regular exhibitions presenting the life of people in Seoul and the changes into the modern Seoul. It also provides various hands-on programs for all ages and cultural events.
Located in the Seoul National University, the museum provides opportunities to learn traditional art, archaeology and history. It holds various special exhibitions and it is recommended to check the event schedule in advance on the museum’s website.
Providing a glimpse of the Korean lifestyle, Bukchon Folk Heritage Museum presents household objects, tools and equipment in the Korean modern era collected from Bukchon, Seoul.
Located in Gyeongbokgung Palace, the museum exhibits a magnificent collection of relics reflecting five hundred years of history and culture of the Joseon Dynasty. It presents the artifacts showing how remarkably various fields of science and technology were developed in the Joseon Dynasty as well as attires and furniture of Read more [...]
Visit Seoul Museum of History to check out Korean history in one glance. The main exhibition is on the modern and contemporary history of Korea. Visitors can view the dynamic history that cannot be found in any other countries through the exhibition, from the sufferings and overcoming the hardships, the Read more [...]
The history and the developmental process of embroidery, one of Korean traditional cultures, can be seen at one glance at this place. There are almost 3,000 relics such as cloth, embroidery, pounding stone, clothes, and accessories. Visitors can come across artistically outstanding relics made by Korean women that are beautiful Read more [...]
This museum is located across from the Seoul Yangnyeong Market, and has all the information that is related to Korean medicine. The origin of Korean medicine and its history and variety of different types of medicinal herbs are exhibited in this museum. Unlike other existing museums that are more or Read more [...]
This building was used as Bank of Joseon headquarters in 1911. It turned into the Bank of Korea Money Museum since 2001. It was opened for educational and cultural space, exhibiting all the money from all over the world that the Bank of Korea houses, and the process of producing Read more [...]
It is a private museum in Myeongnyun-dong that houses about 3,500 straw related relics. Baskets, strainers, net bags, and rain capes that are usually made of straws are exhibited. Also in order to let people know the importance of our straw culture, they operate various experience programs.
With excellent Korean paper culture relics, they have found and own the creative paper culture art works of the modern times. From the history of the development of paper culture to the modern art area, the total of 5000 pieces of paper culture art works are possessed and exhibited.
Director Choi Hong Gyu, the master of hardware, has collected Korea’s old locks and exhibited them in this place. There are about 40 locks from Joseon era, Goryeo era, and the unified Silla period. Besides the exhibition, they also run an experience activity that the visitors participate such as making Read more [...]
This museum exhibits accessories from all over the world. The poet Lee Gang Won collected these, as he lived in 9 different countries including Brazil and Ethiopia for 30 years. There are about 1,000 pieces of accessories. Flint bags used by Tibetan men, African women’s hair pins and bronze ankle Read more [...]
On the first floor, there are an exhibition hall and an art shop that exhibits and sells handicrafts and folklore art works, and a studio where the visitors can make sculptures and small things used in daily life with wood. There is a traditional experiencing space where people can use Read more [...]
Korea’s 5000 year of history and the folk culture are reproduced in a fun way. It is divided into a History Exhibition Hall, Replica Town, Play Plaza, and Jeojageori. Right in front of the museum, there is the Play Plaza used as a performance stage and where people can have Read more [...]
From ornamental knots such as Norigae (Korean traditional ornaments for women), belts, pockets, and Seonchu (ornaments for fans or pockets) to the materials for knots like thread strings are exhibited here. Knot classes are operated for everyone from beginners to professionals, and a daily program making simple props is also Read more [...]
Development of the agriculture in Korea, from prehistoric period to modern times can be observed all at once in this museum. There are 3 exhibition halls-Nonghyup Promotion Center, History of the Agriculture Hall, and Agriculture & Life Hall. Agricultural relics, farmlands, and the traditional farming houses are displayed in realistic Read more [...]
The history and the development of Kimchi are exhibited here. The types and the forms of Kimchi that were enjoyed each time period, from the period of Goryeo dynasty to modern times can be observed. You can discover the secret and the process of how Kimchi, a fermented food, was Read more [...]
Information on the history of Korean design from the late 19th century is exhibited. The exhibition is held on two floors. In the 1st and 2nd permanent exhibition halls on the 2nd floor, there are various relics related to design from the time of enlightment to the Japanese colonial era. Read more [...]
This is Korea’s first folk painting museum that possesses about 2,000 pieces of art work. The museum holds special exhibitions of various folk paintings of Joseon Era and modern folk paintings. Also to promote Korea’s artistic value, annual exhibition is held in many other countries through lively exchange.
Gyeongju National Museum was founded in 1945, immediately following the end of the Japanese occupation, as the Gyeongju branch of the National Museum of Korea. Prior to this, Gyeongju had only one small museum facility, about the size of one of the current exhibition rooms. This earlier facility was opened Read more [...]
The O’sulloc Museum, located on Jeju-do Island near Seogwangdawon, teaches visitors about Korea’s traditional tea culture. The “o” in “o’sulloc”, means to appreciate and enjoy, and it also stands for the origin of sulloc, sulloc tea. The museum, which first opened in September 2001, is widely known in Korea. Read more [...]
You can feel the breath of Jeju’s traditional culture and nature in Folklore & Natural History Museum Jeju special self-governing Province. In 1980, act of the museum construction passed and promulgated. In 2006, this place renamed folklore&natural history museum Jeju special self-governing province.
Jeju Hello Kitty Island is located in Seogwipo city of Jeju Island. This place more than 60% tourists are family. The small Japanese feline is now much loved by children and adults alike and this is the first museum dedicated to the cat in Korea. Museum intends to be Read more [...]