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Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum

167 Reviews

Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum

167 Reviews
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Discover Jeju Island your way on a custom 9-hour tour.  There’s something for everyone to enjoy on the Korean island, with activities ranging from trekking to horseback riding.  Choose to visit a folk village and the island's three UNESCO listed sites, or a combination that works for you. Whatever itinerary you create, enjoy private transportation to each location, along with the undivided attention of your private guide.
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Patrick K wrote a review May 2019
Perth, Australia362 contributions137 helpful votes
I love the wallet-friendly admission prices to the Korean government's tourist attractions. Some are even free, come with English-speaking guides and/or tablets with headphones with information. This one had info boards and cards but it was in a beautiful setting, a mini forest in the middle of surburbia. The exhibits, including a short 3D film, tell the story of the mythical origins of settlement of Jeju built around some original artifacts. You get to go close to exhibits and there's also an opportunity to dress in a scholar's robes for a photo in a study. Staff are very helpful and friendly and the place is wheelchair friendly. It is easily accessed by public bus or taxi.
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Date of experience: May 2019
kenny ng wrote a review Apr 2019
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Three mysterious stone falls on the ground, resulting in 3 holes... from the holes rise three men... and in time, Jeju is born... Such folklore may only appear in books, but in Jeju, there are evidence of the same, preserved into a real interactive museum.. Remember to watch the 3D movie and visit the sakura during spring time.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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zee wrote a review Sep 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia45 contributions14 helpful votes
As a foreigner visiting jeju, this museum may not be enough. However, if you have kids, this place is great for them to learn a little about jeju and mostly the animals you can find on jeju. They had an experiential section where you can try on the olden days clothes, carry the traditional rug bags and even checkout how their toilet used to look like. It's an okay place to kill 1-2 hours for. Do try the ice cream at the cafe in the museum, decently priced and taste so good.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Niharika K wrote a review Jul 2018
Seoul, South Korea159 contributions9 helpful votes
Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum - Not that great but it was a good time to browse through the collection to understand the local beliefs and style of living in the older times.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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NgoDT wrote a review Jun 2018
Palmerston North, New Zealand85 contributions19 helpful votes
It is a small museum (Jeju is small anyway) but it provides a lot of information about the island itself (volcanic history, animals, marines, and so on). Not very impressive comparing to other big museums elsewhere but a good place to visit in Jeju.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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