|National Museum of Korean Contemporary History (대한민국역사박물관)|
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National Museum of Korean Contemporary History is the first national modern contemporary museum ever opened in Korea and it showcases the nation’s history in a comprehensive and structured way. The museum first opened its door to the public on December 26, 2012. Located in Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, the building where the museum is currently housed was formerly that of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Its current renovated state has 4 open-run exhibition chambers and 2 themed, rotating exhibit halls. Also inside the building is a seminar room, lecture hall, café, souvenir shop and a rooftop garden.
* Site area 6,445㎡
|Nearly 4,000 pieces|
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|Programs Available for Foreigners|
|Age Limit for Activities|
|Open to visitors ages 7 and over|
|[Permanent Exhibition] Divided by four main exhibition halls. Draws visitors into the history of the Republic of Korea, total piece coming at 1,500 items.
-Exhibition Hall 1: Prelude to the Republic of Korea (1876-1945)
-Exhibition Hall 2 : Foundation of the Republic of Korea (1945-1960)
-Exhibition Hall 3 : Development of the Republic of Korea (1961-1987)
-Exhibition Hall 4 : Modernization and Korea's Visiton of Fufure (1988 and onward)
|[1F] Special Exhibition Halls, Nursing Room, Emergency Care, Coin Lockers, Information Desk, etc.
[3~5F] Permanent Exhibition Halls
[3F] Museum Shop, Cafeteria
[8F] Outdoor Garden
|Seminar room, Cafeteria, Museum Shop, Classroom 1 & 2|
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
|Designated path, separate restrooms, wheelchair rental (4 wheelchair rentals - free), elevators|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Baby Stroller Rentals|
|Available (10 baby carriages – free of charge)|
|Foreign Language Intepretation Services|
|No reservation required.
※Korean guided tour: +82-2-3703-9254
※Program ‘Discovery Center’: +82-2-3703-9203
|Reservation for Foreigners|
No reservation required.
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