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“National Musuem of Korea” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of National Museum of Korea

National Museum of Korea
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US$ 42.00*
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Guided Morning Tour in Seoul including the National Museum, Cheonggyecheon...
Ranked #8 of 730 things to do in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This is the largest museum in Korea with over 220,000 objects in its collection. It has six permanent exhibition galleries such as Historical Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. It also has special exhibition halls, a children's museum, outdoor exhibit areas, restaurants, cafes, shops and other amenities. *Admission: Free to Permanent Exhibition & Children's Museum(changeable after 2010)*Hours: Tue/Thu/Fri: 9am-6pm, Wed/Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun/holidays: 9am-7pm, closed Mon & January 1st
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Seoul, South Korea
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“National Musuem of Korea”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

I went to this museum as a chaperone for a class of 5th graders. The teachers set up a scavenger hunt and the staff was great in helping us find all the items, even with the language barrier. It's a really nice museum with lots of displays and artifacts.

Visited May 2011
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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Educational”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

If you like to visit Museum, this one is a must to visit. It's free and give you a lot of knowledge and History of Korea.

Visited April 2012
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“Great 1st Day Event”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

Great way to understand the people, city and history. Beautiful location. Free. The buddah statues are awesome. Take your camera.

Visited April 2012
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“Good summary of Korea's last 70 years”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

Impressive building and presentation. We had a 45 minute to explore this place and stuck to the main exhibition hall on the 2nd floor. The museum is more a photographic and written presentation of modern Korean history than artifacts. Free entry.

Visited April 2012
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Seoul
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“Best Museum in Korea”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

The grounds surrounding the museum are lovely and well worth a visit, especially in the Spring and Fall. Inside, there are 3 levels of objects and artifacts relating to Korean culture. The ground level starts with the Stone age and moves through the different periods like 3 Kingdoms, Shilla kingdom etc. The objects are well presented and have some explanations in english. The Museum is very complete, from all the Museums i've seen in Korea this is the best. Don't miss it if you like history and culture.

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