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Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)

  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Jeonju National Museum (국립전주박물관)
  • Notices * Partial opening from May 25, 2020 until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19
  • Address 249, Ssukgogae-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
    전라북도 전주시 완산구 쑥고개로 249
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-63-223-5651~2
  • Operating Hours Weekdays 09:00-18:00 (Last admission 17:00)
    Weekends & Public holidays 09:00-19:00
    * Saturdays (March-October) 09:00-21:00
  • Closed New Year's Day, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Length of Tour Approx. 1 hour
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Jeonju National Museum was established in 1990 as an institute for the research, preservation, and exhibition of Jeollabuk-do’s most prized cultural treasures. In November of 2002, a Social Educational Hall was opened as a creative educational space to provide visitors a place to experience traditional culture. The museum houses over 40,000 artifacts, a majority of which were excavated from the Jeollabuk-do area, and has on exhibit over 2,000 pieces spread throughout 4 exhibition halls and 1 outdoor exhibition hall. The museum also serves as a venue for numerous cultural activities and educational programs, providing visitors with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of Korea’s proud history.

    Founding Organization
    Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

    Managing Organization
    Jeonju National Museum

    Structure Size
    Site area: 64,808 ㎡ / Total ground area: 13,269 ㎡ (9 Buildings)

    Collections Status
    Metal, porcelain, glass & jewlery, wood, bone, horn & shell, fur & hide, etc.

    Industry Information
    1. Maintain and preserve cultural heritage, research and fine cultural pieces, various special exhibitions
    2. Social education - cultural heritage, children's art class, children's cultural heritage drawing contest

    Program Information
    Pottery experience, making stone inscription, etc.

    Exhibition Hall Information
    * Main Building: Ancient Culture Room, Special Exhibition Room (1F), Fine Arts Room, and Folklore Room (2F)

    * Ancient Culture Room: relics from the Prehistoric Age, divided into: the Prehistoric Culture of the Jeonbuk Area, the Formation & Development of Ancient Nations, the Growth of the Baekje Dynasty & the Culture of the Three Kingdoms Period, and the Jukmakdong Archaeological Site in Buan & Exchanges in Northeast Asia

    * Fine Arts Room: 350+ relics excavated from the Jeonbuk area including a Bronze Buddha produced in Gimje during the Three Kingdoms Period, a Buddhist sculpture plate from the Wanggungni Stone Pagoda in Iksan (National Treasure No. 123), works by local artists, and pottery dating from the Goryeo period to the Joseon period.

    * Folklore Room: 300+ items related to folklore and local craftsmanship (agriculture and the flourish of agricultural culture in the Jeonbuk area)

    * Special Exhibition Room: various special exhibitions held each year

    Main Facilities
    [Main building]
    Exhibition hall: 1F Organized exhibition, Ancient Culture Room / 2F Art Room, History Room
    Culture room, museum shop, office hall, seminar room
    [Children's Museum]
    Exhibition hall: 1F Citizen's gallery / 3F Children's museum
    [Outdoor area]
    Open area ON, outdoor garden

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Admin Office, seminar room, nursery toom, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Free (Separate charges may apply for special exhibitions)

    Parking Facilities
    Available (120 parking spaces)

    General Overview
    [Space rentals]
    Contact Jeonju National Museum, Panning and General Affairs Division
    Inquiries: +82-63-220-1010 / Fax +82-63-223-5653

    Homepage
    jeonju.museum.go.kr

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