|Gahoe Museum (가회박물관)|
|Opened in 2002, Gahoe Museum has on exhibit, folk paintings and amulets reflecting the lifestyle and wishes of the Korean people from ancient times. Inside the Hanok gallery, visitors can immerse themselves in the traditions of Korea. You will find old paintings of the common people, paintings of religious beliefs, and roof tiles in the shape of human beings or goblins. You will also find folding screens made of amulets and see the wisdom of people in the old days to overcome difficult times through a variety of amulets. Guided tours of exhibits are available
from Tuesday through Friday in English and Japanese.
After viewing, you can participate in regular hands-on programs inside the gallery. For a small fee, you can choose a program of your liking that runs from 10am to 5pm. The programs can accommodate up to 20 to 25 people. There are many participants on weekends so before visiting, call in advance for availability (+82-2-741-0466, Korean and Japanese). Instructions are given only in Korean, so foreigners are advised to come with a local guide.
|The museum houses over 1,700 relics consisting of 250 folk paintings, 750 amulets, 150 classical books, and over 200 miscellaneous fold materials.|
| Regular Hands-on Programs
Peony T-shirt making: 12,000 won (30min)
Character painting picture frame making: 10,000 won (1 hr)
Fan drawing: 7,000 won (1 hr)
Cup saucer drawing: 7,000 won (30min)
Goblin roof tile stamping: 5,000 won (20min)
Amulet stamping: 3,000 won (20min)
Dancheong (Colors) card making: 3,000 won (20min)
|Admission / Participation Fees|
over 19): 3,000 won / Group: 2,000 won
Students (ages under 18): 2,000 won / Group: 2,000 won
* Group: 30 people or more
|Baby Stroller Rentals|
|Group reservations: +82-2-741-0466|
Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 2.
Go straight about 500m to arrive at Gahoe Museum (가회박물관) on the right.
|www.gahoemuseum.org (Korean, English)|