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The War Memorial of Korea

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Poignant exhibits, war memorabilia, art works, and military equipment make this a perfect place to learn about Korea’s history of war, most notably with North Korea. Kids will enjoy the display of actual tanks and airplanes.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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29, Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04353, South Korea
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+82 2-709-3139
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum should be on your travel list, if you have a few days. It gives you a very detailed overview about the history of Korea with a focus on the wars it fought. The key focus is of course on the Korean War and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting museum with a lot of information and military equipment used in real life inside. Museum has both closed and open spaces. Open space is an exhibition of many military planes, boats, weapons and vehicles. It is better to visit on such a day that...More

Thank Okarahan
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is a must, you must go and see the history of Korean war. It is so in details and exhibitions are well done.

Thank FarisAlavi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum grounds are huge. Think similar to the US Congress. The museum has wonderful exhibits that span 2 millenniums of war history on 3 floors. There are war planes, tanks et al outside as well. Admission is free. One could spend an entire day...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice museum and Memorial. Large airplane venue with all Korean War airplanes and jets used during war. Had a nice live military march display and plenty of war history. Would go back if ever in Seoul again.

Thank Rgr57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to see how Korea views it's military and relationships with other countries. There was a military parade going on during our visit. It was in honor of the Veterans.

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth every minute. Gives real feeling of this not justified war that caused many many casualties of Korean civilians and American soldiers. Many interactive activities. Good organization. Monument very impressive. A Seoul must to my opinion

Thank heinrich618
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Korean war is very important in the contemporan history of Korea, we went to the english guided tour done by a guide who had some souvenirs from the period. weapons, tanks, ships military plans.. A place to visit in seoul

Thank ghorbelma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A free museum which offers plenty to see. It highlights the Korean War Outside with tributes to the flags serving under the U.N. Inside there is a lot on the history of Korea. Lots of planes, tanks etc outside to take photos of.

Thank perfect_spy
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only had enough time to do one thing in Seoul, this should be it. We found this place unexpectedly moving. It does have the most massive display of military equipment I have ever seen in one place, but the overarching theme is one...More

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sharonchongmeili
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Junsu L | Reviewed this property |
No need to back..besides some of the employeees tjere speak little English.so u cant be disappointed
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albara90
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Yes, its open on Saturday and closed on Mondays
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Rachel L
November 26, 2017|
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Response from Chano-Tiano | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. Even the videos have multiple options for language.
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