|Hansangsoo Embroidery Museum (한상수 자수박물관)|
The museum, which is located in Bukchon Hanok Village in Gahoe-dong in Seoul, has on exhibit embroidery-related relics and works of Han Sang-soo, who has been named Intangible Cultural Asset No. 80. The museum was established to promote Korean embroidery artwork, preserve traditional techniques, and encourage new creations.
Visitors can view the permanent exhibition and the special exhibitions, and take part in regular hands-on embroidery programs for a fee of 3,000 won. The program operates from 10am to 5pm and does not require a reservation. The one-hour program starts with a demonstration by an instructor, after which participants embroider a handkerchief according to instructions. The handkerchief is to take home after the program is finished. Instructions are given only in Korean, so foreigners are advised to come with a local guide.
|About 100 people|
|* Hands-on Programs
Handkerchief embroidery(7,000 - 10,000won) (1 hour)
- Experience traditional embroidery such as dot, chain, and connection embroidery.
|Age Limit for Activities|
|Ages 13 and above|
|Exhibition Hall Information|
|Main Exhibition Hall
Exhibition Hall 1: Embroidery Relics and Folk Relics
Exhibition Hall 2: Embroidery Relics and Artworks by Han Sang-Soo
Exhibition Hall 3: Prize Artworks by Students and Art Exhibitons
Special Exhibitions and Seminars twice a year
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Admission Fees: Adults 3,000 won / Children 2,000 won
※ Free: Infants and Seniors over 65 years old (except foreigners)
|10% discount on Art Shop products for groups (more than 10)|
|Info. Services for Koreans|
|Foreign Language Intepretation Services|
|English, Japanese, Chinese|
|Subway line 3, Anguk Station, Exit #2. Take village bus #2 and get off at Ahnkookzen. It is located next to Seoul Museum of Chicken Art.|
|www.hansangsoo.com (Korean only)|