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Address
Ssukgogae-ro 249, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 전주시 완산구 쑥고개로 249 (효자동2가)
Inquiries
• 1330 tt call center: +82-63-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-223-5651~2
Operating Hours
Weekdays: 09:00-18:00
Weekends & Holidays: 09:00-19:00
* Mar-Oct: Open until 21:00 on Sat
* Last admission: 1hr before closing
Closed
Mondays (the following day, if Monday is a holiday), January 1st
Length of Tour
Around 1 hour
Introduction
The Jeonju National Museum was established in 1990 as an institute for the research, preservation, and exhibition of Jeollabuk-do’s most prized cultural treasures. The museum houses over 30,000 artifacts, a majority of which were excavated from the Jeollabuk-do area, and has on exhibit over 1,300 pieces spread throughout 5 exhibition halls and 1 outdoor exhibition hall. The museum also serves as a venue for numerous cultural activities and educational programs, providing visitors with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of Korea’s proud history.
Exhibition Hall Information
* Main Building: Ancient Culture Room, Special Exhibition Room (1F), Fine Arts Room, and Folklore Room (2F)

* Ancient Culture Room: relics from the Prehistoric Age, divided into: the Prehistoric Culture of the Jeonbuk Area, the Formation & Development of Ancient Nations, the Growth of the Baekje Dynasty & the Culture of the Three Kingdoms Period, and the Jukmakdong Archaeological Site in Buan & Exchanges in Northeast Asia

* Fine Arts Room: 350+ relics excavated from the Jeonbuk area including a Bronze Buddha produced in Gimje during the Three Kingdoms Period, a Buddhist sculpture plate from the Wanggungni Stone Pagoda in Iksan (National Treasure No. 123), works by local artists, and pottery dating from the Goryeo period to the Joseon period.

* Folklore Room: 300+ items related to folklore and local craftsmanship (agriculture and the flourish of agricultural culture in the Jeonbuk area)

* Special Exhibition Room: various special exhibitions held each year
Facilities for the Handicapped
Free wheelchair rental services, elevator, restrooms
Admission / Participation Fees
Free (Separate charges may apply for special exhibitions)
Pets
Not permitted
Baby Stroller Rentals
Available (for infants under 24 months only)
Parking Facilities
120 parking spaces
Directions

From Jeonju Intercity / Express Bus Terminal, walk to Geumam Square (금암광장).
From the bus stop at Geumam Square, take Bus 9, 31, 49, 62, 354, 644 or 684.
Get off at Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관).

* Buses bound for Jeonju National Museum
09, 31, 49, 61, 62, 161, 354, 378, 554, 559, 644, 684, 807, 814, 816, 817, 834, 837, 838, 839, 855, 866

Homepage
jeonju.museum.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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