Destinations by Region

Ojukheon House (오죽헌)

  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)
  • Ojukheon House (오죽헌)

VisitKorea does not guarantee the quality of products or services introduced on its site and is not responsible for any direct or indirect losses resulting from use of said products or services.

Address
24, Yulgok-ro 3139beon-gil, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 강릉시 율곡로3139번길 24 (죽헌동)
Type
Monuments/ Historical Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-660-3301~3308
Homepage
www.gn.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Ojukheon House was where Shin Saimdang (1504-1551) lived and where her son Yi I (penname Yulgok; scholar and politician of the Joseon Period) was born. It was built during the early Joseon Dynasty and remains one of the oldest wooden residential buildings in Korea. It was designated as Treasure No. 165 in 1963 and has been maintained by the descendants throughout the generations.

    Inside Ojukheon is Yulgok Memorial Hall, Mongryongsil, where Yi I was born, the household shrine called Munseongsa, and the various entrance gates. The household complex also includes Eojaegak, which was built to preserve the inkstone and Gyeokmongyogyeol (a book written by Yi I in 1577 for those beginning their studies), mementos of Yi I. Since 1961, the city of Gangneung has held a memorial ceremony at Yulgo Memorial Hall on October 25-26.

    Telephone
    +82-33-660-3301~3308

    Current Status
    [Gangneung Ojukheon House] Treasure No.165 (Designated January 21,1963)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Duration
    Approx. 1 hour

    Operating Hours
    Admission
    March-October: 08:00-18:30
    November-February: 09:00-18:00

    Ticketing
    March-October: 08:00-17:30
    November-February: 09:00-17:00

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    [Ojukheon Municipal Museum]
    Individuals: Adults 3,000 won / Teenagers 2,000 won / Children 1,000 won
    Groups - Adults 2,000 won / Teenagers 1,500 won / Children 500 won

    * Groups: 30 people or more
    * Free admission (ID required): Children under 6 years of age, Seniors (ages 65 and older), people with a disabilty (plus one companion for lvl. 1-3)
    * 50% discount on the last Wednesday of every month for Cultural Day

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Pets
    Not permitted

  • Tourist Sites
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Transportation