|Chuncheon Makguksu Museum (춘천막국수체험박물관)|
|Opened in August 2006, the Chuncheon Makguksu Museum is all about makguksu, a major local dish of Chuncheon. Makguksu is buckwheat noodle served in cold kimchi broth. The museum has a buckwheat exhibition hall and a makguksu experience hall.
The buckwheat exhibition hall has on display materials and information on the origin and distribution of buckwheat, its history, and related foods. Visitors can get a glimpse of the variety of makguksu noodle throughout its development over time. For a fee of 4,000 won (3,000 won for groups of over 30), the makguksu experience hall operates hands-on programs: participants can learn how to make makguksu noodle from start to finish and taste it afterwards. The program runs for about 40 to 50 minutes. If interested, visitors are advised to make a reservation by phone at least two hours in advance. Reservations are not accepted on weekends due to the sharp increase in visitors.
|Land area: 4,299㎡
Building area (B1-1F): 1,245.08㎡
|Hands-on Program (Duration: 40 minutes)
Hours: 10:00-17:00 (Not available during lunch time / 12:00-13:00)
Participation fees: Individual 4,000 won / Group (over 30) 3,000 won
* Admission fees included.
|Admission / Participation Fees|
19-64): 1,000 won / Group: 800 won
Youths (ages 13-18): 700 won / Group: 600 won
Children (ages 7-12): 500 won / Group: 400 won
* Group: 30 people or more
Intercity Bus Terminal or Namchuncheon Station, take Bus 150 to Chuncheon Makguksu
Museum (춘천막국수체험박물관) (1hr intervals).
From the bus stop in front of Inseong Hospital (인성병원), take Bus 16 or 19 to the museum.
|www.makguksumuseum.com (Korean only)|