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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)
139, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 용산구 서빙고로 139 (용산동6가)
• 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
New Year's Day, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Information
    The National Hangeul 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

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

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [Permanent Exhibition Hall]
    Footprints of Hangeul: The Creation of Hangeul, Easily Learned and Conveniently Used, The Globalization of Hangeul

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

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

    [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] Conference room, lecture room, Hangeul Library
    [2F] Permanent Exhibition Hall, ㅎ Café & Culture product store
    [3F] Hangeul Learning Center, Hangeul Playground, Planned Exhibition Hall
    [Sky Garden]

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

    Admission / Participation Fees

    Only a guide dog is allowed.

    Parking Facilities
    Available (B1F / 70 cars)

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

    Info. Services for Koreans
    - Explanatory guides available in front of each exhibition hall freely
    - About 30 people per time slot
    * Explanation schedules are subject to change depending on the situations. Please refer to the website for more information.

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    [Exhibition Explanatory Guide]
    Available in English, Chinese, Japanese
    * Reservation by phone: +82-2-2124-6200

    Reservation required for groups for 20 people or more (Kindergarteners, elementary, middle, high school students, adults, foreigners)
    * Reservation must be made from 3 months ahead to 7 days before visiting.
    * Reservation is only available from the website. (Phone-reservations not accepted.)

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

    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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