|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. Gongju Museum has excavated many other relics and sites. he 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 Experience Room, Lounge, Parking Lot|
|86 spaces (64 cars and 22 buses)|
|Reservation required for group visits.|
|For space rentals, contact Planning and Management Division (+82-41-850-6327)
Available facilities: Special exhibition hall, lecture room, outdoor performance hall, etc.
|Info. Services for Koreans|
|Guided tours available with the help of volunteer docents, portable commentary devices and museum staff.
-Eligibility: group of 30 people or fewer.
-Inquiries: +82-41-850-6301, 850-6378
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal, or Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take a bus to Gongju.
- From Gongju Bus Terminal, take a taxi to Gongju National Museum (approx. 10 min).
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