travelgrove Travel Tips
 

National Museum of Korea, Seoul, South Korea

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
Sophia's pictureby Sophia History & Culture travel tip
added on the 29th of September, 2010
History, art and culture; that is what museums are all about. For an understanding of Korea and its background the National Museum of Korea is definitely the best. It offers various kinds of information on both history and culture and has really interesting exhibitions.

Except for the Special Exhibitions, the Main Hall and the Children's Museum is free, though you have to take a ticket for it. And try to go on Wednesdays, because the museum is open longer that day.

Address:
135 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-026, Korea

Price:
Main Exhibit Hall and the Children's Museum is free.

Opening Hours:
Open every day, except Monday. Visit the website for detailed info.

On the web:
http://www.museum.go.kr/engmain.do

 
Insa-dong StreetSeoul Tower
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Seoul

  • Sadong Myeonok Restaurant
    This cozy little restaurant is a bit hidden, but once you found it, you will not want to go away, or you will definitely come back. I loved all about Sadong Myeonok. They have the most largest manduguk (rice dumpling) you'll ever eat [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
    One of the national landmarks of the city, the Gyeongbokgung Palace is a very old building , home of the royal families of Korea. The whole palace was built in traditional Asian style with beautiful terraces and roofs, walls. And though [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Folk Village Museum near Seoul
    We fell asleep while we traveled by bus to the Korean Folk Village and we got down from the bus it was like we went back in time several hundred or thousand years. They managed to recreate buildings and surrounding so perfectly, you felt [...]
    D: n/a01
  • Leeum Samsung Museum of Art
    Housed in three buildings, the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art is not just an architectural jewel but a unique gem of culture and art in the busy city of Seoul. Exploring the permanent exhibitions enables you to have a glimpse on the evolution [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Seoul Dream Forest
    Seoul's 4th largest park in the northern part of the city, Dream Forest has become a major attraction to visitors. We were so lucky that we went to Seoul in the spring and visited the park, because the trees on Cherry Blossom Path were [...]
    D: n/a00

Things about Seoul you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Seoul History

Seoul's history stretches back to a time before Christ to 18 BC or maybe even earlier. In its two millennia years of history, Seoul has served as a capital of kingdoms since its establishment. There is evidence of human settlements in the vicinity along Han River in the period spanning the Paleolithic Age. This claim has been backed by archeological evidence as well as that of the period known [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Pariaman, Indonesia
Bangladesh cheap package tour -2010-2011 Bangladesh Expeditions (Specialist in River Cruises & Eco-Adventure) There isn't a better or more...
Sightseeing: Tour operator of bangladesh

Siem Reap, Cambodia
Nom banh chok Also called 'Khmer noodles,' the nom banh chok is a popular breakfast. It consists of rice noodles topped with tender green beans,...
General: Guide to Cambodian bizarre foods

 

Marrakesh, Morocco
CLIMATE Morocco has several climatic zones, yet it is sunny for most of the year. Generally, the north has a Mediterranean climate, whereas it is...
History & Culture: Travel Tips For Morocco

Dobresti, Romania
It is good idea to have a rubber boat with you
General: Lake Dragan good to know

 

Malmo, Sweden
Lilla Torg is Malmo's nicest square. It is part of the old downtown and there are a lot of great pubs and restaurants there. All the buildings...
Night Life & Entertainment: Lilla Torg

Jalan Kayu, Singapore
Thasevi Prata Restaurant as the name suggest is very much famous for its pratas.(round circular flour made bread resembling a pancake cooked over a...
Food: Thasevi Prata Restaurant

 

Fresno, California
A few miles from downtown Fresno you can find the famous Clovis Rodeo Park that holds the annual Clovis Rodeo event which has over 30.000 visitors...
Family & Fun: Clovis Rodeo

Honolulu, Hawaii
They say Paradise is lost. I think not, it is still there and is called Waikiki. This place is wonderful. You can do everything you can possibly...
Beaches : Waikiki Beach

 

Saugus, Massachusetts
Check out my blog http://ebloggor.blogspot.com Average preice for an entree is under $10.00 and there is a great pub and a wonderful Southwest...
Food: Best Restaurant

Zermatt, Switzerland
If you like wandering throught the nature combined with climbing, you should definitely go to Zermatt. There is also an special railway,...
Outdoors Activities: Mountains and nature

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*