|Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)|
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|Seoul Museum of History captures the traditional culture of Seoul. Vestiges from the prehistoric era to modern Seoul are on display.
The museum was renovated with modern updates in May 2002, 17 years after opening. The main exhibit halls are on the 3rd floor. Many of the Joseon Dynasty relics were donated during the Relic Donation Campaign. Also, the landscape of Seoul is recreated when it was the capital of the Joseon Dynasty. Another exhibit showcases the daily life of the Seoulites, while another presents items through an online cyber museum. The 1st floor has many convenient facilities such as a coat check and the Kids Corner playroom.
The Special Exhibition Hall, the Exhibition Hall for Donated Relics, and Museum Shop where cultural products are produced and sold, are also on the 1st floor. If you enjoy dainty foods and tea, visit the Gyeonghuigung Café. It is a cozy spot which stays open after museum hours.
|Exhibition Hall: 7,034㎡|
|Exhibition Hall Information|
|Special Exhibition Hall
This spacious hall offers various exhibitions on the history and culture of Seoul and hosts other exhibitions by contributing organizations and artists.
Exhibition Hall of Donated Collections (1F)
Displays donated collections
Permanent Exhibition Hall (3F)
Divided into 4 sections; Seoul, the Capital of Joseon, People's Life in Seoul, Culture of Seoul, and Development of the Seoul City.
|Café 'Gyeonghuigung', museum shop, lounge, nursing room, storage lockers|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Free (Separate charges may apply for some special exhibitions)|
|Baby Stroller Rentals|
|Available (5 baby carriages)|
the first 2 hours
800 won for each additional 10 minutes
|Foreign Language Intepretation Services|
|Audio Guide free rental available (Information Desk, 1F)
Available languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
Hours: 10:00-19:00 (rental: 10:00-17:00)
| 1) Gwanghwamun Station
(Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 7.
Upon exiting the station, turn around, and turn right at the 4-way Intersection.
Go straight about 500m to arrive at the museum on the right.
2) Seodaemun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 4.
Go straight about 600m to arrive at the museum on the left.
|www.museum.seoul.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)|