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Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)

  • Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)
  • Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)
  • Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)
  • Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)
  • Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)
  • Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)

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Address
44, Gyeongchung-daero 3150beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 이천시 신둔면 경충대로3150번길 44 (신둔면)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-634-2266~7 (Korean)
Closed
Closed on Mondays, Jan 1st, Seollal and Chuseok Holidays
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관) is Korea’s first museum dedicated to ceramics. It displays beautiful ceramic works, the very essence of traditional Korean art, including the celebrated celadon porcelain, as well as punch’ong ware and white porcelain. The main building, which is a combination of Eastern and Western architecture, offers something to see in and of itself. The museum was founded by the late Yu Geun-hyeong (pen name Haegang) and his son Yu Gwang-yeol (pen name Haegang) in the spring of 1990; it fosters the inherited traditions of Korean ceramics culture and strives to develop it further. In addition to exhibiting and preserving traditional ceramics, the museum is engaged in various academic activities, and publishes relevant materials as well. It contributes to cultural preservation and development by educating Korea’s youth and public about ceramics. As of now, it has become an attached gallery to an international university.

    Managing Organization
    Yu Gwang-yeol

    Structure Size
    991㎡

    Collections Status
    Pottery, celadon, black ceramic, Buncheong ware (a grayish-blue-powdered celadon), white porcelain, etc.

    Industry Information
    Permanent Exhibition Room, Relics Exhibition hall

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [Relics Exhibition Hall]
    The exhibition hall on the second floor houses ceramic works, buncheong, white porcelain, and others. It is comprised of 13 main showcases and 4 subsidiary showcases, each of which displays ceramics in chronological order. This exhibit not only features premium ceramics, but also potsherds and ceramic-related arts and crafts for visitors to compare them and broaden their knowledge and understanding of ceramics.

    Main Facilities
    Exhibition Hall for ceramics

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Adult 2,000 won / Group (more 20) 1,500 won
    Youth 1,000 won / Group (more 20) 800 won
    Child 500 won / Group (more 20) 400 won

    Homepage
    www.haegang.org (Korean only)

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