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The National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul

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Immerse yourself in the Korean traditions, cultural beliefs, and agricultural lifestyles at The National Folk Museum of Korea. The museum showcases over 4,000 relics and historical artifacts which were once used in everyday lives of the nation's ordinary populace. Explore the traditional building, which contains three permanent and two themed exhibitions, in order to learn about Korea's past and more importantly, its people. In addition to content-rich exhibitions, you can also visit the museum's library to gain more insight on particular topics. The site also features a souvenir shop where you can purchase gifts and memorabilia. See The National Folk Museum of Korea and all Seoul has to offer by arranging your trip with our Seoul vacation planner.
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  • 很现代化的博物馆在景福宫里面的,买了景福宫的门票就能免费游览博物馆了,里面有很多古朝鲜的历史,而且有很多民俗的东西在里面。还能免费穿戴古代士大夫的帽子之类的 
  • Stuck to one of the palaces, the entrance is free and has interesting attractions such as mini Chinese horoscope and the giant pagoda photo sculptures
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  • I came in here after visiting the Korean National History museum and the 2 almost step on each others toes. But the national was far better organised, easier to follow round and more English. If you d...  more »
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  • Free entry alongside the Gyeongbokgung Palace. Lots of exhibits and things to look at, such as traditional houses and scrolls, and the list goes on! Free water fountains and just amazing to visit.
  • Extensive displays and well laid out. It's also located near many other attractions, do perfect to be part of a day trip in downtown Seoul.
  • Olden days korea life style is there... Very interesting..
  • It's a small museum, but it's a nice look into the traditional way of life in Korea. Be sure to stop by after your tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace.
  • Only took a quick glance but the exhibitions gave me a good overview of Korea. Well worth the visit. Free entry with the temple ticket.