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Address: 52 Haseo-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 500-170, South Korea
Phone Number: 062-613-7100
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Visit to Gwangju National Museum

The Gwangju National Museum is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Gwangju city. Located at the outshirt of the city it give a very informative historical account... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Petaling District, Malaysia
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Petaling District, Malaysia
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gwangju National Museum is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Gwangju city. Located at the outshirt of the city it give a very informative historical account of city and also the history of the Korea people going back as far back as the Chinese Tang dynasty. A must visit for first time visitor to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Beautiful museum with so much to offer. We came on the opening of Nordic Spirit which is a gorgeous show filled with makettes and an interactive sound piece. The show is curated beautifully. The works on the 2nd floor are absolutely beautiful ( unrelated to Nordic spirit). The flow of this museum is easy with beautiful floor to ceiling pieces.

Thank igitcha
Seoul, South Korea
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73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

A nice stroll through the park leads you to the Gwangju Museum of Art. There was only one exhibit up, so it was short, but we did enjoy it: the "Photography and History: Document, Monument, Memory" exhibit. The exhibit was well done, though very little of it was in English. At 500 won for each adult, it was a nice... More 

1 Thank Aryun
Guelph, Canada
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57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The exhibits were pretty cool, but each took literally 15-30 minutes to go through. They seemed as though they changed quite often, so Im sure it would be better if you actually lived in the area and went back every few months. The cafe is also amazing! We actually went during the May 18th ceremony, and were able to watch... More 

5 Thank AdrianoSalamone
Gravette, Arkansas
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We toured the art museum on a rainy day. It was full of artwork and artifacts to look at. If you're not really into either Korean history or art, then you may want to sit this one out. It is very detailed in everything and for those who do not naturally enjoy art museums, this one is not going to... More 

Thank jscott479
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

The main exibition was classic korean landscape-paintings of hills forests. They were painted in the last 10-20 years by the same artist and they where uninspirering and boring without any creative touch. We went to the child exibition and thus was actually much better. There were some provocative art made by korean artists. Also do not forget to visit the... More 

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