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Hanji Museum

Address: 180 Palbok-dong 2-ga, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 561-723, South Korea
Phone Number: 063-210-8103
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Ranked #7 of 27 Attractions in Jeonju
4.5 of 5 stars 5 Reviews
Type: Museums
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Kajang , Selangor, Malaysia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

There is some workshop which you can coloring on hanji products. I have bought some souvenir here which is Hanji Doll that in traditional costume. Quite nice in buying some Korean Hanji products.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The museum, located in a functioning museum on the outskirts of the city, is a taxi or bus ride from the city center, but don't let that discourage you. For one thing, the admission is free (which will counteract the taxi fare). For another, the museum is very professional, spacious and well-appointed: the creator clearly spent a lot of money... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Jeonju Hanji Museum -- we were introduced to the history of Korean hanji paper making from the inner bark of the Korean paper mulberry. There are displays of old paper making and how the trees were harvested and stripped for paper making. There is a fine museum of paintings on the hanji paper and other types of artwork. We all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This museum is on the second floor of a paper factory's office building. It provides a great overview of paper history (via a short video) and shows lots of examples of how Korean hanji paper has been used over the centuries. In addition, the museum shows how versatile the mulberry fibers are, as they are currently used not only for... More 

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