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xwxwxw wrote a review Aug 2019
24 contributions4 helpful votes
free museum we surprisingly found as we were walking toward the palace down the middle where the fountain and outside statue is located. we went underground and entered for free. there you will find exhibits of korean artifacts. and there is an interactive area for kids and adults alike where you can make a key chain and other crafts for about 1000won. there is also a gift shop with drink refreshments and a restaurant. a good respite from the heat of summer. bathrooms are clean.…
Date of experience: July 2019
LG_Kay wrote a review Jul 2019
Singapore, Singapore7,499 contributions1,364 helpful votes
This is actually a museum, whose entrance is a passageway behind the Statue of King Sejong the Great. The museum exhibits has English explanation, dedicating the life and achievements of King Sejong. There is a small movie room where you can watch a video as well. It also connects to another part of the museum dedicated to Admiral Yi Sun-Shin. He is famous for defeating the Japanese with the famed turtle ship that helped win the war. There is a replica of a turtle ship you can walk on. Being underground and free admission, it is a good way to take a break from the heat or rain, enjoy some air con and also use the toilet facilities.…
Date of experience: June 2019
K S wrote a review Jan 2019
Metro Manila, Philippines472 contributions71 helpful votes
Briefly, we passed by the memorial hall of King Sejong. It was a nice area to check Korea's hangul (alphabet) history.
Date of experience: December 2018
raghu67 wrote a review Jan 2019
Bengaluru, India1,274 contributions132 helpful votes
Constructed in the memory Greatest king of Korea, King Sejong , this underground museum traces his life, achievement and contribution to the development of the nation.
Date of experience: May 2018
Bui T wrote a review Jun 2017
Hanoi, Vietnam510 contributions30 helpful votes
We passed by the underground museum when we were heading to the Palace from the Stream. The entrance way under the King’s statue, no admission fee. Good to have a quick visit if you don’t have much time. Not so crowded as other places in Seoul.
Date of experience: May 2017