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National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)

  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)
  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)
  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)
  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)
  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)
  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)
  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)
  • National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관)

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Address
37, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 삼청로 37 (세종로)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-3704-3114 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Operating Hours
March - May, September - October: 09:00 - 18:00
June - August: 09:00 - 18:30
November - February: 09:00 - 17:00
Saturdays & Sundays, holidays : 09:00 - 19:00
※Last admission is 1hr before closing
Closed
Every Tuesday, New Year's Day
Length of Tour
About 1 hour or 1 hour and half
  • Information
    Introduction
    Located inside Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folk Museum of Korea presents over 4,000 historical artifacts that were used in the daily lives of ordinary Korean people. Here you can fully immerse yourselves in previous domestic and agricultural lifestyles, and learn about Korea’s cultural beliefs.
    The National Folk Museum of Korea has three permanent and two special exhibitions as well as a library, souvenir shop, and other subsidiary facilities.

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Lecture room (230 seats), library, museum shop, cafeteria

    Admission / Participation Fees

    Free
    ※ If you visit Gyeongbokgung palace, please purchase a ticket at the Gyeongbokgung ticket office.



    Parking Facilities
    The National Folk Museum of Korea does not have its own parking lot. Please use the Gyeongbokgung facility nearby.
    □ Location
    From Gwangwhamun, take the street toward Samcheong-dong and the parking lot is on the left side. (Refer to the map for visitors arriving in automobiles)


    Parking Fee
    □ Parking Charges
    · Small vehicles (16 or fewer persons) :
    ₩ 2,000 for first 2 hours, ₩ 500 for every 15 minutes after
    · Mid-/large-sized vehicles (more than 16 persons) :
    ₩ 4,000 for first 2 hours, ₩ 500 for every 15 minutes after
    · For more information, call +82-2-725-4503

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    English, Chinese, Japanese (Exhibit guidance system rental)
    ※ Fare : 1,000 won (Reservations are recommended) 

    Reservations

    Advanced reservation is required for the student's group over 30 people
    Reservations must be made online from 1 month to 1 day prior to the visit
    Inquiries : +82-2-3704-3035



    Homepage
    The National Folk Museum of Korea
    >> www.nfm.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    The National Children's Museum of Korea
    >> www.kidsnfm.go.kr (Korean, English)

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