National Museum of Korean Contemporary History, Seoul

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#20 of 140 in Museums in Seoul
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  • Parking space does not mean only the teenagers went aboard the train. I think a lot of the exhibits than the description in the model rather than the-mostly without the kindergarten children's Museum on the first floor of the second, which is played only in the. The big boys are good and lots of material is concerned the war 6.25. Many of the exhibits in the 70 's economic development have spent rather more Japanese aggression, such as the democratization process and the process is explained.
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  • We were pleasantly surprised by the museum. Not only is it free, but it's modern, well maintained, and it covers the political and social history of Korea from the beginning of the nation to the moder...  more »
  • I enjoyed my first visit to this museum about five years ago. Then I knew a little about Korean history and in particular the events leaded to the division of the peninsula, the Korean War, and the em...  more »
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  • Excellent museum that is free to visit. Worth the time no matter. Close to other locations in Seoul such as palace. Lots of interesting modern history.
  • Free and very cool if you want to learn about what happened the last 100 years in Korea, everything well explained and organised and with some cool pieces. I recommend you to go if you are around, it won't take much time and if you don't like it it doesn't matter because it's free and you can leave whenever you want. They have a replica of the presidential room, at least you should have a photo pretending to be the president
  • Bug museum. So entertaining and you can get to know a lot about the modern history of Korea. I was so happy that they have something like this not just about the old centuries. Political, technological, society part of the development. I highly recommend this place but not for kids! Under 15, it's not a good choice.
  • Great museum with detailed introduction to modern korean history The temporary exhibitions are also good and worth a visit What makes this museum even better is that it is free to enter
  • I learned quite a lot from this museum about Korean's modern history. It's one of the best that I've visited. Make sure to get the audio guide and then you can comfortably dive in. There was quite a lot to see so if you want to take in all the detail then it would take a few hours.
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