National Museum of Korea serves as the country's premier repository of artwork, historical artifacts, and cultural items. More than 300,000 objects grace the museum's three floors, with highlights ranging from 6t-century incense burners to Bronze Age weapons and modern calligraphy. Join a guided tour, offered in English multiple times per day, to learn more about the museum's origins and its most prized holdings. Alternatively, rent an audio guide to explore at your own pace. When visiting with little ones, head for the children's museum section for an array of cultural and hands-on activities. Don't forget to check the museum's website for information regarding temporary exhibits, lectures, and other special events. PutNational Museum of Korea into our Seoul trip planner and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Tours To National Museum of Korea
Downtown and Panorama 2-Day Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Tour in Seoul BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $28
Duration: 2 days
City Sightseeing Seoul Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $15
Duration: 60 to 120 minutes
2h Tour - National Museum of Korea (Morning or Afternoon) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $30
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
National Museum of Korea Reviews
This museum is worth a visit both for the amazing building and the collections. The building is grandiose and the exhibition rooms are well designed. Everything is translated into English making it... more »
This museum is a must visit if you are a history nerd, or you're just interested in learning about our past and ancestors. It is not only about Korea as the 3rd floor is the 'world' history section... more »
Definitely worth visiting. They have tours available in English and I would recommend starting with the tour. Once done with the tour, and you still have some energy left, walk around and see the exhibits. You can easily spend a whole day here.
I visited the permanent exhibition hall located on 1F, mind-blowing! From prehistoric and ancient history to medieval and early modern history of Korea. The jewelry of Gaia period and following are incredible. Such a delicacy in pattern! And the sentence at the exit of the Korean empire section was promoting enhancement of cultural education as the mean of peace and happiness. Such a true statement. Wonderful exhibition!!!!
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