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National Palace Museum of Korea, Seoul

(4/5 based on 100+ 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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  • If you enjoy palaces, history and architecture, this is a place for you! The exhibits explain how the palaces were built, the architecture styles, techniques and ideas. Also displays with palace life,...  more »
  • This museum has been preserved to maintain the history of Korea alive, we saw several people (men and women) dressed in clothing of the time, taking pictures with pride. The old and the new coexist in harmony, outside the boundaries of the Museum, several skyscrapers outside. The entrance to the Museum is free.
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  • So many of the museums are much the same for the foreigner and this one was no different. There is some English but for many of the exhibits all you get was the name of the item in English which you c...  more »