|Gongju National Museum (국립공주박물관)|
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|Gongju National Museum manages and preserves the cultural treasures excavated from northern Chungcheongnam-do. It takes special care of cultural treasures discovered at the Muryeong Royal Tomb in 1971. The Muryeong Royal Tomb is the tomb of King Muryeong (501~523) from the Baekje Period, and his queen consort . You can view most of the relics from the tomb at the museum. The current buildings were specifically built to exhibit these relics. Gonju Museum has excavated many other relics and sites. The exhibit hall constitutes of 2 parts. It exhibits over 1000 relics, including National Treasure No.19 and No.4. The first room of the 2nd floor displays the relics from the Muryeong tomb. It is quite a treat to view the golden belt, bracelet and bronze mirrors. There is even a full-scale model of the Muryeong tomb for you to view.
The 2nd room of the first floor displays the relics from the Chungcheongnam-do area chronologically. Outside, in front of the main building, is a garden you can visit after viewing the inside of the museum, and you can see many relics which were excavated from the entire Gongju district. An eye-catching sight is the two large stone bowls, used long ago to store water. Between the relics, there are dozens of golden pine, pine and cherry trees, which are over 70 years old. It is an ideal place for visitors to rest. If you are looking for souvenirs, there is a souvenir shop where you will find many cute souvenirs.
|Total site 69,514㎡ / Building site 5,034㎡|
|Exhibition Room, Seminar Room, Video Room, Souvenir Shop, Cafeteria, Outdoor Experienced Room, Lounge, Parking Lot|
|64 cars and 22 buses|
|Reservation required for group visit.|
|For space rentals, contact Planning and Management Division (+82-41-850-6327)
Available facility: Special exhibition hall, lecture room, outdoor performance hall, etc.
|Info. Services for Koreans|
|Guided tours available with the help of volunteered docents, portable commentary devices and museum staffs.
-Eligibility: group of people less than 30.
-Inquiries: +82-41-850-6301, 850-6378
At Gongju Bus Terminal, take bus No.8. - Get off in front of museum entrance
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