Cheongju Early Printing Museum, Cheongju

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The Cheongju Early Printing Museum (Korean: 청주고인쇄박물관) is a museum in Cheongju, South Korea. The museum is dedicated to the history of printing in Korean culture. It is the first museum dedicated to printing in Korea.
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  • I have a particular interest in the history of writing, so this was an important and fascinating museum for me. It's small but very well signed in English. Korea beat Gutenberg to movable metal type.....  more
    I have a particular interest in the history of writing, so this was an important and fascinating museum for me. It's small but very well signed in English. Korea beat Gutenberg to movable metal type.....  more »
  • Cheongju Early Printing Museum which houses the metal movable types for the Buddhist scripture Jikji, printed in 1377. The rest of the museum has displays with detailed explanations of the... 
    Cheongju Early Printing Museum which houses the metal movable types for the Buddhist scripture Jikji, printed in 1377. The rest of the museum has displays with detailed explanations of the...  more »
  • If you come to Cheongju as a tourist it's one of the places you're going to want to visit. It is average at best but has there's no a lot to do in the city it's worth the stop. Although I wouldn't... 
    If you come to Cheongju as a tourist it's one of the places you're going to want to visit. It is average at best but has there's no a lot to do in the city it's worth the stop. Although I wouldn't...  more »
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  • Nice place to visit during your weekend.
  • Interesting tour, clean environment and friendly staff
  • This is a lesser known museum, but has some great displays that show the history of printing. Free admission to such a nicely done museum was surprising. No crowd at all on this Tueaday when I visited and had the two floors of great exhibits all for myself! Everything is explained in Enflish as well. There is also some creative art displays that kids will have fun with. Absolutely worth a visit and an hour or two spent there.
  • Okay place and cozy
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