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National Palace Museum of Korea, Seoul
(4/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Explore over 500 years of Korean history at National Palace Museum of Korea. Established in 1908, the museum as undergone various changes in name and location over the years, but its focus has remained the same. Harboring over 40,000 artifacts and royal treasures, the museum highlights the Joseon dynasty and the Korean Empire's contribution to the country's art and culture. As well as the displays of scrolls, revealing artworks, and other relics, the museum offers a coffee shop and gift shop. Using our world travel planner, Seoul attractions like National Palace Museum of Korea can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We're visiting the Gyeongbok Palace and the museum is right next to it. A nice break from the heat and learn some Korean culture and history. 
  • A storage facility and show lots of things of old, ancient, like most national display a pattern t, was very beautiful.
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  • I stumbled upon this museum when visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace--in fact you enter through the gate to the Palace and the museum is on your right--hidden. Free to enter and amazing exhibits. You can't ...  more »