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The National Folk Museum of Korea

37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820, South Korea
+82 2-3704-3114
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The history of ordinary Koreans.
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37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Folk Museum inside the large Gyeongbokgung Palace grounds has allot of exhibits illustrating the history of Korea. The old artifacts used on farms and in households are very interesting. The development of korea in the modern age is also shown. Allot of history...More

Thank dereka66
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this alot. It is included in the price of the Palace ticket. It gives you the history of Korea and definitely some very cool artifacts. swords etc.

Thank ecochicagent
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Reviewed 1 week ago

and free. what more can you ask from a museum? A day before, we went to the national museum, to study more about the history of Korea. I must admit, the time-line was better presented and explained here. An appealing exhibition for all ages. Currently,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

like any other museum . this museum tells us the history of korean more to the folk not to the historical like wars and any other things . in this museum you can see how old korean people doing the activities. this place is very...More

Thank karenina t
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is in the grounds of Gyongbokgung Palace and is one of the more interesting museums i have ever visited. We spent 3 hours there but if we had time we probably could have spent a lot longer. Do not miss this attraction.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice museum situated within Gyeongbokgung palace. Nice museum that show lots of artefacts that were used by the Korean people in the past. Free admission. Must visit!

Thank Azlinda T
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

It’s free admission to this museum but it is within the site of Gyeongbokgung Palace and you need to pay to visit the Palace. This museum presents Korean life during the Josean period from 1392 to 1910. The museum is well organized with displays in...More

Thank Bill C
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I spent half of the day in the museum and it was really interesting to see all Korea cultures. Nice and well-cared also good for all age to see.

Thank Kanokmanee K
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

My teenage sister and I enjoy museums so we decided to try out The National Folk Museum on a whim. And pleasantly enough, we enjoyed it a lot more than we thought we would. There's a lot of interesting culture and folk history explained here...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Do not miss this museum and especially the recreation of historical street. There are also interesting exhibitions in the museum itself. It is free for the palace visitors.

Thank Danny S
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