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The War and Women's Human Rights Museum

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Powerfully important museum

Tucked away in a little neighborhood, this museum is a small, intimate experience of a terrible... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2019
J9Koffel
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Iwakuni, Japan
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Valuable museum to can know about Women's pain in War.

CC ( 19.02.16 ) I and my son visited this museum to know more about enforced sex slaves by Japan... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
CanisHan
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Seoul, South Korea
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39-13 Seongsan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 03965, South Korea
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Tucked away in a little neighborhood, this museum is a small, intimate experience of a terrible chapter in the history of World War II. The English audio guide walks visitors through the little building, where art, personal stories, and artifacts tell the painful stories of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

CC ( 19.02.16 ) I and my son visited this museum to know more about enforced sex slaves by Japan. No photo inside, and had many exhibit about enforced sex slaves in WW II. The exhibits was more terrible than I think, and I felt...More

Date of experience: February 2019
5  Thank CanisHan
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I have visited with one of my friend who’s father at Korea war. If u want peace u must know war and visit this museum. The new Turkish corner was excellent, but half of indoor museum were under construction, what a pity.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Worth a short visit. Intro film and exhibits were interesting. Staff were friendly and informative. Located in a small but quaint town with an interesting main street.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bob W
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The museum has an important purpose and a precautionary tale of the evils of war. Neither our taxi driver nor the concierge in our hotel had ever heard of this museum, and the location seemed like an hour from anywhere else you would rather be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Well done museum with the purpose to educate about the approx 200,000 "comfort women" or victims of sexual Slavery inflicted systematically by the Japanese government in WWII. Important to know this history in order to not repeat history and to bring awareness to other areas...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

The museum aims to raise awareness on the pandemic of violence against women and particularly on Korean comfort women during Japan's occupation.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ana R
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best small museums i have ever been too. So emtional, so importan! Please take a visit, you will not regret it.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

This is one of the most powerful exhibitions I have been to. If you are in Hongdae, please spare some time and visit this museum. This could be one of the most meaningful activities of your trip. I coincidentally saw the name of this museum...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

An important museum, but not a fun one. A taxi from the World Cup metro cost about $5-6, and the driver missed the narrow, alley like street you have to go up. Afterwards I had a beer at the bar back down the hill by...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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close Sunday and Monday.. open time is 1:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm
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