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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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  • Very nice museum and admittance is free of charge. You will get a chance to know a lot about Korean people, how they lived and what they did. It's a really nice museum, very modern and well organized ...  more »
  • I tour in this museum seemed uninteresting. Good nature and like everywhere in Seoul. But particularly interesting nothing. I was expecting more. If you do not visit the Museum, nothing to lose.
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  • It is a museum located in gyeongbok Palace. Exhibits include old ethnic clothes, tableware, was used at the time. It was making kimchi pot or pots. In each English translation, so I read English we!
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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.