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Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))

  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
  • Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄김치간(間))
35-4, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 인사동길 35-4 (관훈동)
Industrial Tours
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-6002-6456,
Homepage (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Museum Kimchikan is a unique museum dedicated to kimchi and kimjang, the process of making kimchi which was designated as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The museum was also selected by CNN in March 2015 as one of the world’s top 11 food museums.
    Visitors can learn the history of kimchi as well as learn and get a taste of the different types of kimchi. Audio guides in English, Japanese, and Chinese are available for international visitors and a guided tour of the museum by a docent is also available at designated times. Online reservation is available through the museum’s official website.

    +82-2-6002-6456, 6477

    Mondays, New Year's Day, Christmas Day, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) holidays

    Operating Hours
    10:00-18:00 (Last admission 17:30)

    Parking Facilities
    Not available (visitors are advised to use the public parking lot nearby)

    Available Facilities
    Exhibition halls, resource room, educational room, etc.


    Admission Fees
    Adults (age 19 and over): Individuals 5,000 won / Groups 4,000 won
    Students (elementary to high school): Individuals 3,000 won / Groups 2,000 won
    Children (under age 8): Individuals 2,000 won / Groups 1,000 won

    * Must be a group of 20 people or more to be eligible for group rates.
    * Admission fees are only accepted on-site.
    * Infants (less than 36 months) and senior citizens (over age 65) can be admitted free of charge. (ID required)

    Reservation Info. for Natives
    Reservations for groups of 20 people or more are only available online.
    Maximum capacity per viewing is 80 people (please make an inquiry in advance for a group of 80 people).
    * Inquiry: +82-2-6002-6456 /

    Korean Info. Service
    Available (exhibition leaflets)
    Docent guided tours available 4 times a day (11:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00)

    Interpretation Services Offered
    English and Japanese panels
    Exhibition guide leaflets (English, Japanese, Chinese) Audio guide rentals avaialble English, Japanese, Chinese) (Rental fee 1,000 won)

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