Destinations by Region

National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)

  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
  • National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)
Address
139, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 용산구 서빙고로 139 (용산동6가)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2124-6200
Operating Hours
Weekdays & Public Holidays 10:00-18:00
Saturdays, the last Wednesday of every month 10:00-21:00
* Hangeul Library (1F) - 10:00-18:00 Daily (Closed on public holdiays, except on Hangeul Day)
Closed
New Year's Day, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
Length of Tour
Approx. 1hr - 1 hr 30 min.
  • Information
    Introduction
    The National Hangeul Museum was established to preserve, inform, and develop Korean alphabet, Hangeul. The museum showcases the history and value of Korean orthography, Korean’s most-valued cultural asset, through exhibitions, activities, and education. Occupying over 11,322㎡, the museum has one basement level and three ground levels, along with an outdoor grass field and resting area perfect for cultural events, exhibits, and education. The museum is comprised of the Hangeul library on the first floor, a permanent exhibition hall and ㅎ Cafe and cultural product shop on the second floor, and a planned exhibition hall and a Hangeul playground for children and foreigners on the third floor.

    * Opening date: October 9, 2014

    Structure Size
    B1F-3F

    Maximum Occupancy
    300 people per hour, 700 people maximum

    Program Information
    Various hands-on programs and lecture, for Kindergarteners, elementary, middle, high school students, adults, foreigners

    * Refer to website for details

    Age Limit for Activities
    Varies by program

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [2F Permanent Exhibition Hall]
    Exhbiits Hangeul's development overtime

    [3F Planned Exhibition Hall]
    Showcases various themed exhibitions related to Hangeul and global characters

    [3F Hangeul Playground]
    Hands-on program area to learn the creation process of Hangeul and express diverse thoughts through Hangeul

    [3F Hangeul Learning Center]
    Exhibition hall and hands-on program site for people from all countries and different cultures to learning Korean.

    Main Facilities
    [Basement level] Auditorium
    [1F] Lecture room, Hangeul Library
    [2F] Permanent Exhibition Hall, ㅎ Café & Culture product store
    [3F] Hangeul Learning Center, Hangeul Playground, Planned Exhibition Hall

    Subsidiary Facilities
    ㅎ Café & Culture product shop, nursing room, storage room, etc.

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Free

    Pets
    Guide dogs only

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Available (10 strollers)

    Credit Cards Accepted
    Accepted

    Parking Facilities
    Available (B1F / 70 cars)

    Parking Fee
    2,000 won for the first two hours / 500 won for each additional 30 minute

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    [Exhibition Explanatory Guide]
    English - Wednesdays 14:00
    Chinese - Thursdays 14:00
    Japanese - Fridays 14:00

    Reservations
    Reservation required for groups for 20 people or more
    * Reservation must be made from 3 months ahead to 7 days before visiting.
    * Reservation is only available from the website.
    http://www.hangeul.go.kr

    General Overview
    Lecture room, Auditorium, Hangeul Sharing Madang ‘Ra’

    Homepage
    www.hangeul.go.kr
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • Tourist Sites
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

VisitKorea does not guarantee the quality of products or services introduced on its site and is not responsible for any direct or indirect losses resulting from use of said products or services.