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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)
  • 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 ticketing 1 hour before closing)
  • Closed Mondays, additional days as decided by city mayor
    * In the case of closed day being a public holiday, museum will close the next day
  • Information
    Introduction
    Locaed in Iui-dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon Museum has one basement floor and two above-ground floors, spanning over an area of 6,535 ㎡. Suwon Museum consists of two main exhibition halls, Suwon Museum of History and Calligraphy Museum of Korea, showcasing approximately 33,000 relics, and a planned exhibition hall for special occasions and exhibitions.

    Suwon Museum of History recreates a scene of Yeongdong Market Street during the1960s. Children can learn and get secondhand experience of what Suwon was like in the past while adult visitors can reminisce the old times.

    Calligraphy Museum of Korea is the first calligraphy museum built by a local government. The museum houses Korea's significant calligraphy works. The hall features a spacious area and its display cases are designed with cutting edge technology to highlight the relics on display. Exhibited collections include geumseokmun (metal writing), beopseo (calligraphic specimen of renowned artists of the past), works of renowned calligraphers during the Joseon dynasty, eopil (the writings of Kings), seogan (letters), works of renowned contemporary calligraphers, and more. Also, a planned exhibition hall holds exhibitions with specific themes every year. In addition, the museum offers educational programs for visitors as well as large scale calligraphy events for the general public.

    Managing Organization
    Suwon Museum

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

    Program Information
    Learning household items from the past, King's stamp, writing calligraphy, rubbing, etc.

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

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

    Subsidiary Facilities
    [1F Museum] Storage service, volunteer office, suggestion box, wheelchair & stroller rental service
    [2F Museum] Nursing room

    Restrooms
    Available

    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
    * Free admission: Children, senior citizens

    [Intergrated Ticket (Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, Hwaseong Temporary Palace, Suwon Museum, Suwon Hwaseong Museum)]
    Individuals - Adults 3,500 won / Teenagers 2,000 won / Children & senior citizens 800 won
    Groups - Adults 2,000 won / Teenagers 1,200 won / Children & senior citizens 600 won

    * Groups of 20 people or more
    * Adults (ages 19-64) / Teenagers (ages 13-18) / Children (ages 12 & younger) / Senior citizens (ages 65 & older)

    Parking Facilities
    Available

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

    Homepage
    swmuseum.suwon.go.kr

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