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Gongju National Museum

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Enjoyable visit-a wide range of Baekje artifacts

I enjoyed this museum. It offers a good range of artifacts and plenty of English language... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calvin C
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Manchester, New Hampshire
First class museum, contemporary with huge historical importance to its displays

This museum was opened in 2004 and still looks contemporary and impressive today. It's very well... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
ianx17489
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Deal, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Enjoyable visit-a wide range of Baekje artifacts”
10 Nov 2017
“First class museum, contemporary with huge historical importance to its displays”
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360 Ungjin-dong, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 314-020, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed this museum. It offers a good range of artifacts and plenty of English language explanation and you can't beat the price, it is free! While not as good as the Silla Kingdom's museum in Gyeongju, it is still worth seeing. If you have...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This museum was opened in 2004 and still looks contemporary and impressive today. It's very well laid out with in particular some treasures from King Muryeongs Tomb that was only discovered in 1971. For me the beauty of this museum apart from its significance is...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Gongju was the capital of Baekje, ancient kingdom of South Korea. You will see many different treasures of Baekje especially things are associated with Buddhism.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

This place really blew our mind. There are the real size models of each tomb and you can go inside and feel like you are there! They also had a model of the king's tomb and how all the coffins and treasures were laid inside...More

2  Thank Akiko H
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Many of the royal tombs from the Three Kingdoms period were disturbed or destroyed, but not The Tomb of King Muryeong. This royal tomb was still intact when excavation was conducted. The royal signs and name tablets of the king and queen can still be...More

1  Thank Alice C
Reviewed 16 November 2015

and three treasures excavated in Daejeon and Chungcheongnam-do areas especially artifacts from the Tomb of King Muryeong. Inside the museum is a room decorated with items found in the tomb and a replica of King Muyeong's coffin (actual size). Among the possessions on display are...More

2  Thank Ingrid70
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This museum is located right behind Tomb Of King Muryeong's. No Admission fee, and you can get yourself an english tour-guide with reservation first. I really recommend you to get your self a tour guide, because the content inside this museum is very interesting. 2story...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2012

The museum has many artifacts that were excavated from King Munyeong's tomb. The gold ornaments are very nice looking. There are also some bronze artifacts which are in poor shape and has turned greenish due to their age.

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