|Closed: Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관)|
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|The Haegang Ceramics Museum (해강도자미술관) is Korea’s first museum dedicated to ceramics. It displays beautiful ceramic works, the very essence of traditional Korean art, including the celebrated celadon porcelain, as well as punch’ong ware and white porcelain. The main building, which is a combination of Eastern and Western architecture, offers something to see in and of itself. The museum was founded by the late Yu Geun-hyeong (pen name Haegang) and his son Yu Gwang-yeol (pen name Haegang) in the spring of 1990; it fosters the inherited traditions of Korean ceramics culture and strives to develop it further. In addition to exhibiting and preserving traditional ceramics, the museum is engaged in various academic activities, and publishes relevant materials as well. It contributes to cultural preservation and development by educating Korea’s youth and public about ceramics. As of now, it has become an attached gallery to an international university.|
|Pottery, celadon, black ceramic, Buncheong ware (a grayish-blue-powdered celadon), white porcelain, etc.|
|Permanent Exhibition Room, Relics Exhibition hall|
|Exhibition Hall Information|
|[Relics Exhibition Hall]
The exhibition hall on the second floor houses ceramic works, buncheong, white porcelain, and others. It is comprised of 13 main showcases and 4 subsidiary showcases, each of which displays ceramics in chronological order. This exhibit not only features premium ceramics, but also potsherds and ceramic-related arts and crafts for visitors to compare them and broaden their knowledge and understanding of ceramics.
|Exhibition Hall for ceramics|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Adult 2,000 won / Group (more 20) 1,500 won
Youth 1,000 won / Group (more 20) 800 won
Child 500 won / Group (more 20) 400 won
|Buses from Seoul (Dong Seoul) to Icheon run every 15 to 20 minutes from 06:20 to 22:40; it takes around one hour.
Take an intracity bus to Sugwang-ri from the Icheon Terminal or seat bus 114, get off at Sugwang-ri (수광리) and walk for three minutes.
|www.haegang.org (Korean only)|