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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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  • This museum takes you how the Koreans live their lives in the past to the present day. You will get to see artefacts from potteries to clothes and books. Admission is free.  more »
  • At Seoul and on a Sunday is worth a short stop, the museum it self is not very large exposition about Korean culture or history but noticed that weekends have several cultural performance shows in fro...  more »
  • Worth a short stop, but sadly you're not going to learn a huge amount about Korean culture or history that you possibly didn't already know (and that's assuming that you don't know much to begin with)...  more »
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  • This museum also include a true size, typical, old shops in Korea. This place is located in front of the Children's Museum. Many documentations of the past are available inside this museum.
  • Worth a look if you are next door in the palace. It's free and pretty
  • A very nice museum with love to details. Ot is free and has a great atmoshere, interesting objects. Here you can learn how Koreans are used to live and learn insteresting facts about Kimchi!
  • Very interesting. Teaches you about the Korean history from pretty much the stone age.
  • Random exhibitions in most rooms. Quite interesting if you want to know how the people in the old korea lived. Also free admission