Jeju National Museum, Jeju

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Learn about Jeju's history and native cultures at Jeju National Museum. The museum offers answers to numerous questions about the life on the island from the prehistoric times to the Joseon period. Roam through the six permanent exhibit halls and see valuable archaeological findings and historic relics, such as a pearl divers' raft. An original 18th-century dol hareubang--a huge rock statue representing a fertility god--greets visitors at the entrance, and the rooftop garden remains a perfect place to unwind. Occasionally, the museum hosts performances by well-known musicians and art groups. For Jeju National Museum and beyond, use our Jeju journey planning site to get the most from your Jeju vacation.
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  • Don't miss the authentic dohareubang (also called "useokmok," "museokmok," or "beoksumeori") at the entrance - estimated to have been made around 1754 - now imitated widely everywhere on Jeju, having....  more »
  • Admission to both main and special exhibits are free. The exhibition items and artifacts are well maintained and very informative. Easily accessible by numerous busses. A good place for children as...  more »
  • In five visits to South Korea in four years, I have not come across a museum, palace or historical building I did not like. They are all well-maintained, offer good information in English,often have.....  more »
  • You will learn about Jeju in historical way and it is free!
  • Spacious and quiet museum, not busy so I enjoyed
  • Free entrance. Good display and exhibition. Well arranged. You can see the history of Jeju... And typical display style. Not very big...
  • Mind blowing exhibits. Totally incredible!!!
  • Free entry and a good place to learn some history of Jeju. However, some of the information was in Korean and no more further explanation in other language.

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