|Museum of Musical Instruments of the World (세계민속악기박물관)|
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|Museum of Musical Instruments of the World is the first Korean
museum to collect musical instruments from all over the world. At present, it houses about 500 musical instruments from about 70 countries including African percussions (made with rocks, trees, animal bones such as balafon, jembe, didgeridoo, angklung, and others), musical instruments from the Middle East, Islamic Northeast Asia, and Pasific island countrys.
Visitors can attempt to play the instruments in person at the designated hands-on activity area, and try on traditional costumes, as well as other entertainment activities like pungmul (traditional Korean percussions). Visitors who don’t get enough by just playing and touching the instrument can also take part in the folk music lectures to learn more about their favorite musical instrument that features a cultural artistic hands-on activity space. In addition, to provide more knowledge on the regional culture, the museum showcases musical instrument with dolls of respective region's traditional costume, pungmul, and painting.
|Floor space: 340.4974m² (B1-2F)|
|The museum showcases real musical instruments, as well as a museum music concert and special classes to provide a musical experience and enhance the understanding regarding music as a cultural work.
1) Yemin’s small concert for children
2) World literature travel of music
3) Special lecture and performance (e.g. ocarina, and jembe)
|Various hands-on activities, music experiences ,etc.|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Adults 5,000 won / Students 4,000 won / Kindergartners 3,000 won / Groups (20 people and more) 3,000 won|
|Pre-reservation required for group visitors
* Inquiries: +82-31-946-9838
|Foreign Language Intepretation Services|
|Available in English (pre-inquiry required)|
Hapjeong Station (Seoul Subway Line 2, 6), Exit 1.
Take Bus 2200 and get off at In front of Gyeongmo Park and Heyri No. 6 Gate Bus Stop.
Take Bus 200 to Heryi.
|www.e-musictour.com (Korean only)|