National Museum of Korea, Seoul

4.5
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 what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It's easy to understand why this museum is one of the top visited museums in the world. The exhibits immerse visitors into the arts of the entire history of this country. Additional exhibits show the....  more »
  • This museum is fantastic! I was very impressed by how rich and well-organized the museum is! The staff is wonderful! There are some robots that guide you and explain some of the most important...  more »
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  • This museum is a really beautiful building and the grounds were scenic but honestly the content was not super interesting. If you are into old bowls, knives, and other small artifacts, this would be a great place to spend a few hours but after the first couple exhibit rooms we had more than had enough. If you have some extra time it's worth taking a quick walk through, especially since it's free, but it was definitely not my cup of tea. My favourite part was the pagoda outside.
  • The museum is HUGE! I recommend going there for a whole day or at least for a half of the day! Bring comfy shoes also because the place is quite big! The entrance is free but if you want to see temporal exhibitions you can buy a ticket. Really interesting to see the history of this country and its people.
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