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The National Folk Museum of Korea

37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820, South Korea
+82 2-3704-3114
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37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820, South Korea
+82 2-3704-3114
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Reviewed January 7, 2017

Take this lightly..... an ordinary first time visitor may have found it OK,, you can make photo, back home you can show to friends, proving you have visited it... However this is a tourist attraction that any traveler would have considered at least once to...More

Thank rakisela
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We were going through the Gyeongbokgung Palace when we came across the National Folk Museum of Korea. Especially during a cold winter day, it was fun to go in and see the exhibits. The free admission made it even better!

Thank interviewtraveler
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Nice Museum to visit to learn about the history of South Korea. Spend about 1 and a half hour in the museum and have an eye opener here!

Thank wendy9115
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Very informative museum about Korean history like the clothes, culture and etc. There was also a children's museum but i didn't get to visit as they had time slots.

Thank travelbunny0306
Reviewed December 29, 2016

This place has nice exhbits with history. You can find the entrance by and inside Gyeongbokgung palace. The best thing is that it is free. They have many interesting exhibits and it is worth a visit. Lots of information. there is also a part of...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This museum is accessible from inside the Gyeongbokgung palace complex, and is free. It's definitely worth a visit. To be honest, if there's anything wrong with it, it's that there is TOO much information. It basically tells the entire history of the Korean people and...More

Thank runhaags
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Beautifully conceived museum that gives great insights into Korea's culture: traditions, agriculture, language, writing, festivals, clothing...

Thank Oliver R
Reviewed December 18, 2016

These museum is full of informattion and has alot to offer. It is behind Gyeongbokgung. Beware if they ask you to do a survey they are MANY pages long, maybe sure you have enough time.

Thank Tabitha C
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

So much culture and history. This place is absolutely fascinating. So much to learn and experience. The area is beautiful and the interior is so modern and clean

Thank Shani231
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We visited the Folk Museum and what a great way to take a short history lesson and understand Korean culture at the same time. The museum gave us a glimpse of history as well as Korean everyday life. Exhibits were excellent and very well-arranged. There...More

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