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Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)

  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
  • Gahoe Museum (가회민화박물관)
Address
17, Bukchon-ro 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 북촌로12길 17 (가회동)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
•For more Info +82-2-741-0466
Operating Hours
March-November 10:00-18:00
December-February 10:00-17:00
* Last admission is 40 minutes before closing.
* Last admission for hands-on program is 1 hour before closing.
Closed
Mondays
  • Information
    Introduction
    Opened in 2002, Gahoe Museum exhibits folk paintings and amulets reflecting the lifestyle and wishes of the Korean people from ancient times. Inside the Hanok gallery, visitors can immerse themselves in the traditions of Korea, including old paintings depicting people's lifestyle in the past and religious beliefs, and roof tiles in the shape of humans or goblins. Visitors will also find folding screens and religious objects used in the past that show skills and knowledge of Korean ancestors.

    Maximum Occupancy
    20-25 people

    Collections Status
    The museum houses over 2,000 relics consisting of 700 folk paintings, 800 amulets, 150 classical books, 100 paintings of shamanism and other 150 miscellaneous traditional materials.

    Program Information
    Stamping a traditional pattern
    Stamping a wish charm
    Drawing a card with dancheong (traditional Korean pattern on wooden buildings)
    Ink rubbing
    Folk painting on a coaster
    Folk painting on a fan
    Drawing characters
    * Participation fee: 2,000 won~18,000 won

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    [Individuals]
    Adults (including university students) 2,000 won / Students (high school students and under) 1,000 won

    [Groups]
    Adults (including university students) & Students (high school students and under) 1,000 won

    Pets
    Not permitted

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Parking Facilities
    Not available

    Reservations
    Reservation in advance required for group visitors and hands-on programs
    * Visit the website.

    Homepage
    www.gahoemuseum.org (Korean, English)

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