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Currency Museum

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A hidden gem

Despite the dry sounding theme of the museum, there is a lot of interesting stuff to see. They have... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
Jacob S
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I enjoyed but my 12 year old was bored out of his mind.

Very nice museum with lots of examples of all types of historical money including Chinese, Roman... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2016
Cheryl C
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Mar 5, 2017
“A hidden gem”
Sep 27, 2016
“I enjoyed but my 12 year old was bored out of his mind.”
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35, Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu | Hankook Jopye Gongsa, Daejeon, South Korea
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Despite the dry sounding theme of the museum, there is a lot of interesting stuff to see. They have coins, notes and stamps from throughout history, and from a wide range of countries. They also have Korean medals displayed. It is interesting to see all...More

1  Thank Jacob S
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Very nice museum with lots of examples of all types of historical money including Chinese, Roman, Greek, etc. Most of the information (signs are in Korean and English) about especially the history of money in Korea from first the Chinese influence and then the Japanese...More

1  Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed May 31, 2016

This museum presents the history of currency and postage stamps in Korea. It shows how bills are printed today to avoid forgery as well as how coins are minted. The actual mint (not opened to the public) is in a building adjacent to the museum....More

1  Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed March 24, 2015

Free admission and it is quite interesting to see how the currency has evolved in Korea since the early days to the Japanese Occupation and up to the Independence and Korean Wars. If you take time to read the descriptions, you can learn a lot...More

4  Thank Alexander S
Reviewed January 16, 2015

There really isn't much to the museum-- it's a place to look at coins and paper money. However, it sits on a prime location to see cherry blossoms during late winter. Bring your kimbap and juice boxes or buy their instant ramen packets at their...More

Thank tvtnguyen
Reviewed August 29, 2014

We arrived just after the 1000 opening time and enjoyed having the museum nearly to ourselves. It isn't large and kept us occupied for about an hour and a half but it was a nice stop and we were glad we came. Most of the...More

1  Thank KeithK906
Reviewed July 24, 2013

If you are interested in Korean culture and what not, visit this museum for a half a day. It's educational, not crowded at all, so you can just take your time and explore around the city.

Thank ChristinaL5004
Reviewed May 31, 2013

C1 ( 2013.05.31 ) There was many exhibits which you can see the history of money. International monetary, anti-counterfeiting technology and the production process can be seen there. Unfortunately, there is not different with exhibits of five years ago. Museum's souvenir shop was not interesting...More

2  Thank CanisHan
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