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Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)

  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
  • Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)
Address
63-26, Heyrimaeul-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 파주시 탄현면 헤이리마을길 63-26
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-946-9838
Operating Hours
09:30-17:30
Closed
Mondays
Length of Tour
Playing a musical instrument: 50 min (based on 20 people)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Museum of Musical Instruments of the World is the first Korean museum to collect musical instruments from all over the world. At present, it houses about 500 musical instruments from about 70 countries including African percussions (made with rocks, trees, animal bones such as balafon, jembe, didgeridoo, angklung, and others), musical instruments from the Middle East, Islamic Northeast Asia, and Pasific island countrys.

    Visitors can try out the instruments the designated hands-on activity area, and try on traditional costumes, as well as other entertainment activities like pungmul (traditional Korean percussions). Visitors who don’t get enough by just playing and touching the instrument can also take part in the folk music lectures to learn more about their favorite musical instrument that features a cultural artistic hands-on activity space. In addition, to provide more knowledge on the regional culture, the museum showcases musical instrument with dolls of respective region's traditional costume, pungmul, and painting.

    Structure Size
    Floor space: 340.4974m² (B1-2F)

    Maximum Occupancy
    500 people

    Industry Information
    The museum showcases real musical instruments, as well as a museum music concert and special classes to provide a musical experience and enhance the understanding regarding music as a cultural work.
    1) Yemin’s small concert for children
    2) World literature travel of music
    3) Special lecture and performance (e.g. ocarina, and jembe)

    Program Information
    Various hands-on activities, music experiences ,etc.

    Main Facilities
    Exhibition hall

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Adults 5,000 won / Students 4,000 won / Kindergartners 3,000 won / Groups (20 people and more) 3,000 won

    Pets
    Not permitted

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fee
    Free

    Reservations
    Pre-reservation required for group visitors
    * Inquiries: +82-31-946-9838
    * www.e-musictour.com

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    Available in English (pre-inquiry required)

    Homepage
    www.e-musictour.com (Korean only)

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