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Suwon Museum (수원박물관)

  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
  • Suwon Museum (수원박물관)
Address
265, Changnyong-daero, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 수원시 영통구 창룡대로 265 (이의동)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-228-4150
Operating Hours
09:00-18:00 (Last admission 17:00)
Closed
First Monday of every month (In the case of the first Monday being a public holiday, museum will close the next day)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Locaed in Iui-dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon Museum consists of one basement level and two above-ground levels, spanning over an area of 6,535㎡. The museum houses approximately 33,000 relics which are donated or purchased in Suwon Museum of History, Calligraphy Museum of Korea, planned exhibition hall and other exhibition hall.

    Suwon Museum of History covers an area of 489㎡ and presents the old scene of Yeongdong Market Street in around 1960’s. Hwachunok, attributed to the spread of Suwon galbi (ribs) that is famous in Suwon. Children can learn and experience our past life and adults can remind of the old times at this museum.

    Calligraphy Museum of Korea is the first calligraphy museum build by local governments. Important calligraphy relics like the works of Yang Taekdong who was a calligrapher in May 2003 in Suwon. The hall features a large scale of area (624㎡) and its display case were made with cutting-edge device and high class of design. Exhibitions includes Geumseokmun (metal writing), Beopseo (calligraphic specimen of renowned artists of the past), renowned calligraphers during Joseon Dynasty, Eopil (the writings of King), Seogan (letters), contemporary renowned calligraphers, Sagunja (four gracious plants), Munbangsau (four important things of study) and others. Also, an approximate 327㎡ scale of planned exhibition hall is open to be held exhibitions with specific themes every year and available for general visitors to use the hall. In addition, the museum offers educational programs for visitors as well as large scale of calligraphy festival for all of calligraphers alike.

    Saun Lee Jong Hak Archives is a archive room of 241㎡ and 63㎡ of a material hall to house 20,000 pieces donated from Saun Lee Jonghank (1927-2002). He devoted his life to collecting materials related Yi Sun-sin, Japanese invasion materials, and Dokdo Island. The collected materials are donated to The Independence Hall of Korea, Donghak Peasants Revolution Memorial Hall, Hyeonchungsa Shrine and others. In particular, Dokdo Museum was established in Ulleungdo Island based on the Dokdo Island-related materials. Also, he significantly attributed to the academic field by publishing materials, which are thought to be valuable but not well-known, himself with his own money.

    Managing Organization
    Suwon Museum

    Structure Size
    Site area: 39.885㎡ / Gross area: 7,118㎡

    Program Information
    Daily goods of the old times, King's stamp, writing calligraphy, rubbing, etc.

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [1 FL] Special Exhibition Hall
    [2 FL] Suwon Museum of History, Calligraphy Museum of Korea

    Main Facilities
    [1 FL - Museum] Special Exhibition Hall, Current Affairs Compilation Committee, Children's Experience Hall, Book Cafe, Lounge
    [2 FL - Museum] Suwon Museum of History, Calligraphy Museum of Korea
    [3 FL - Managment] Data & Publications, Culture Education Center

    Subsidiary Facilities
    [1 FL - Museum] Storage service, volunteer room, suggestion box, wheel chare & baby carriage rental service
    [2 FL - Museum] Lactation room

    Restrooms
    Available

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    * Wheelchair rental service available (2 wheelchairs / free of charge)
    * Designated parking space available (3 spaces)
    * Elevator
    * Designated restroom available (1 FL)

    Admission / Participation Fees
    [Suwon Museum of History & Calligraphy Museum of Korea]
    Individuals - Adults 2,000 won / Teenagers 1,000 won
    Groups - Adults 1,000 won / Teenagers 500 won
    Children · Seniors - Free

    [Intergrated Ticket (Suwonhwaseong Fortress, Hwaseong Haenggung Place, Suwon Museum, Suwon Hawaseong Museum)]
    Individuals - Adults 3,500 won / Teenagers 2,000 won / Children · Seniors 800 won
    Groups - Adults 2,000 won / Teenagers 1,200 won / Children · Seniors 600 won

    * Groups of 20 people or more
    * Adults (ages 19-64), Teenagers (ages 13-18), Children (ages 12 or younger), Seniors (ages 65 or more)

    Credit Cards Accepted
    Accepted

    Info. Services for Koreans
    * PDA : 40 devices
    - Eligibility: Teenagers and older (Elementary school students or younger children are available to rent and use the device under adult superivsion)
    - Rental fee: 2,000 won
    - How to rent: Available at the Suwon Museum's Information Desk upon payment; ID card required.

    Reservations
    Reservation required for group visitors (available on the official website)

    General Overview
    Inquiries: +82-31-228-4126

    Homepage
    swmuseum.suwon.ne.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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