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Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)

  • Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)
  • Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)
  • Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)
  • Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)
  • Address 55, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 종로구 새문안로 55 서울역사박물관
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  • Operating Hours 10:00-18:00
  • Closed Mondays, January 1, mayor-designated holidays
  • Length of Tour Approx. 1 hr 30 min - 2 hr
  • Information
    Seoul Museum of History opened on May 21, 2002 within the Gyeonghuigung Palace site. The three-story building covers everything about Seoul's history and culture from the prehistoric era to modern times, focusing especially on the Joseon era. The museum aims to raise cultural awareness and build a strong bond within the community by collecting, preserving, researching, and displaying artifacts and materials related to Seoul as well as promoting the city's history and culture to an international audience.

    Structure Size
    Total area of exhibition halls: 7,034 ㎡
    * 1 Permanent Exhibition Hall, 2 Special Exhibition Halls, 1 Exhibition Hall of Donated Collection

    Industry Information
    Venue retal, free movie screening

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [Special Exhibition Hall - 1F]
    Offers various exhibitions on the history and culture of Seoul and hosts other exhibitions by contributing organizations and artists.

    [Exhibition Hall of Donated Collections - 1F]
    Displays donated collections

    [Permanent Exhibition Hall - 3F]
    Divided into four different sections by theme. The hall uses 3-dimensional visual aids and computer graphics to recreate the past.

    Main Facilities
    Library, auditorium, audio-visual room

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Museum shop, cafeteria, restaruant, storage lockers, resting area, nursing room


    Admission / Participation Fees

    Parking Fee
    Parking hours 08:00 ~ 22:00
    First 1 hr: Small & mid-sized vehicles 1,000 won / Large-sized vehicles 3,000 won

    For every 5 min after: Small & mid-sized vehicles 400 won / Large-sized vehicles 800 won

    Day-parking (prepaid): Small & mid-sized vehicles 22,000 won / Large-sized vehicles 44,000 won

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    Free audio guide rental available (Information Desk, 1F)
    - Available languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
    - Audio guide areas: Exhibition Hall of Donated Collections (1F), Permanent Exhibition Hall (3F)


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