|Hahoe Mask Museum (하회동 탈 박물관)|
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|Hahoe Mask Museum is located in Andong Hahoe Village, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Important Folklore Material No. 122. Hahoe Village is a representative traditional Korean folk town and is the home of the Hahoe Mask (National Treasure No. 121) and the Byeolsin Gut Mask Dance (Important Intangible
Cultural Properties No. 69). The museum not only displays Hahoe masks, but also other traditional masks from all over the world.
The museum consists of a 1-story main building, a two-story annex building, an outdoor event garden, and a research room. The research room houses a wide range of books, documents, and video-audio materials related to masks.
At the museum, you’ll encounter time-honored Korean masks that have long since been used in a variety of traditional mask dances. Masks include Bongsan, Gangnyeong, and Eunnyul masks from Hwanghae-do province; Sandaenori masks (Yeongju Byeolsandae and Songpa Sandaenori) from Seoul; Yaryu (Dongrae Yaryu, and Suyeong Yaryu masks) and Ogwangdae (Goseong Ogwangdae, Gasan Ogwangdae, Tongyeong Ogwangdae masks) from the Yeongnam region; Hahoe masks from Andong; Yeonghae Byeolsin Gut masks; Yeonggwang Nongakjapsaek masks; Yecheon Cheongdan Noreum masks; the Gangneung Gwanno Mask of the Gangneung Dano Festival; the Deotboegi mask of Namsadang nori; and Cheoyong, Bangsangssi ceremonial masks.
|Exhibition Hall I (Korean Chamber) 297㎡
Exhibition Hall II (International Chamber) 247㎡
Exhibtion Hall III (African Chamber) 247㎡
|Korean Masks: 20 types, over 300 masks
International Masks: 30 countries, over 500 masks
Other artifacts: over 300
|Exhibition Hall Information|
| ● Exhibiton Hall I (Korean Chamber): 200 masks including 13 types of masks designated as Important Intangible Cultural Properties; 2 types of masks designated Local Cultural Assets; masks used for the Narye Ceremony; Yecheon Cheongdan Noreum masks.
● Exhibition Hall II (International Chamber): international masks from France, New Zealand, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, etc.
● Exhibtion Hall III (African Chamber): masks mainly from the Congo and Zaire as well as from Nigeria, Lesotho, Tanzania, Kenya, Gana, etc. Also on display are musical instruments, and items and drawings about daily life in each country.
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Adults (ages 19-65): 2,000 won / Group: 1,500 won
Youths (ages 7-18) & Seniors : 1,500 won / Group: 1,000 won
* Group: 30 people or more
|Parking available at the public parking lot of Hahoe Village
(Small cars: 2,000 won / Large vehicles: 4,000 won)
From Andong Bus Terminal or Andong Station,
|www.mask.kr (Korean, English)|