We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Charmsori Gramophone & Edison Science Museum

393, Gyeongpo-ro, Gangneung, Gangwon-do 25461, South Korea
+82 33-655-1130
Review Highlights

I never thought that you can fit so much information into one building. We were lucky enough to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lindi L
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Missing the classic Korean Instruments

The collections are superb, wonderful and has a mini theater. But the problem is, should be there... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Ivan O
via mobile
Read all 34 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
2 Jun 2017
“Missing the classic Korean Instruments”
393, Gyeongpo-ro, Gangneung, Gangwon-do 25461, South Korea
+82 33-655-1130
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (34)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never thought that you can fit so much information into one building. We were lucky enough to meet the collector of all the items. Again, a wonderful and informative experience.

Thank Lindi L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The collections are superb, wonderful and has a mini theater. But the problem is, should be there are some traditional Korean instruments, because i'm as a foreigner needs to see the Korean antiques collection. Not only western influence, but also the Korean heritage itself. Grade...More

Thank Ivan O
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I was amazed with the collection of gramophones in this museum. There are various designs from the different makers. In addition to the gramophones, there were other lights devices from the Edison era. I take my hat off to the owner of this place for...More

Thank jpcheers
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The slight apprehension at the admission cost of 12000 Korean won each, for what we thought would be a quick hour look around was soon gone. Three hours later we were so glad we went. The collection, the condition of the exhibits, the presentation, the...More

1  Thank Rocky19533105
Reviewed 20 October 2014

for the beginning i think that it will be boring, but was cool, i really recommend it, interesting museum

Thank Nico M
Reviewed 21 September 2014

At first i was thinking this was a let- down as I was led in to hear a short presentation featuring different sound systems - but once i got to wandering the museums i could not believe the collection of items. I was wandering and...More

1  Thank B T
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This museum was the highlight of our trip. We went back a second day because we started too late on the first day and only got through the gramophone section. Much to our delight and surprise, we ran into the owner, Mr Song, who had...More

1  Thank Loudine
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Unique museum if you like grammophones. It is worth a visit. It also collects Edison's inventions".........

Thank Ecuatraveller
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Must visit place. Recommand to look around with museum guide officer

Thank Garde85
Reviewed 15 February 2013

I enjoyed this museum immensely. And to think that it is in South Korea. It had so many inventions that I remember my grandparents and parents having in their homes as I was growing up. Edison was truly a genius. When you see all of...More

2  Thank tjmiller3
Nearby Restaurants
Donghwa Garden
49 reviews
1.70 km away
Chodang Halmeoni Sundubu
23 reviews
1.79 km away
Gobunok Halmeoni Sundubu
7 reviews
1.71 km away
Wonjo Chodang Sundubu
7 reviews
1.74 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gyeongpo Beach
129 reviews
1.34 km away
45 reviews
.19 km away
Gangneung Seongyojang
44 reviews
1.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Charmsori Gramophone & Edison Science Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines