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National Palace Museum of Korea, Seoul

(4.2/5 based on 110+ 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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  • The museum is located in and not far away from the city. The building is nice and many palace's stuffs here  more »
  • Create a class for the participation of children and tensile. In the old days were you can see the driveway sayo was a massive scale in the past was used in the Korean Royal family remains to be seen. There is no separate ibjangryodo featured a visit when I visit the Palace grounds.
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  • The Admission: FREE admission The Museum: Very informative and educational. Great display of historic items. This museum is right next to Gyeongbokgung Palace. The Location: Subway Line 3, Gyeongbokgu...  more »
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  • Lot of neat item to see. I definitely recommend waiting for the water clock to do a full action.
  • A great museum and must see if you are in Seoul. The Palace is also a grand artitecture. It is free of charge and offer a great view in the history Korean Kings era.
  • A very interesting museum on the habits and history of the Korean royal family. When I visited (27 Nov 2016) the entrance was free, but some exposition were closed. The museum shop is at the basement and offers a nice array of Korean crafts.
  • Historic place. We can see korean's folk life, old vehicle, kingdom tradition. There is cafe too
  • a perfect place to learn.. culture, of course.. i enjoy the gift shop, kkkk.. too bad that me and my friend didn't have time to wear a hanbok.. hopefully i can try on the next visit..