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Traditional Korean wooden furniture and architecture.

If you are in South Korea you might have noticed that this is a country that really knows how to... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
coellomilton
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Seoul, South Korea
More than furniture!!!

This private museum, only accessible by appointment, has been a real discovery for me, a hidden... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
284minm
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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

If you are in South Korea you might have noticed that this is a country that really knows how to preserve the past on the streets of Seoul city. The Korea furniture museum is no exception even though this attraction is a little bit far...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank coellomilton
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

The space and the collection are absolutely exquisite, are presented immaculately and free from distractions. It was truly one of the best things I've seen, not only in Korea, but all of Asia on our month long trip. I'm glad to have seen it. 5/5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This private museum, only accessible by appointment, has been a real discovery for me, a hidden treasure. It is a set of palatial houses recovered from various sites in Korea, which make up an architectural ensemble of great beauty. Inside there is a series of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

A visit to this private museum must be arranged up to three days in advance via the online reservation system on their website, this way I secured the day and time that best suited our itinerary. The museum is located on a hill not easily...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the name mislead you. What this really is, is a museum of traditional Korean culture. There are stories to go with each piece of furniture and each room of the carefully reconstructed and rebuilt historic houses. A fascinating place to see how Korea...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely one of the best attractions in Seoul so far. This private museum, despite its unassuming name, is surprisingly stunning and awesome. Perhaps the best-kept secret spot in the city. I’ve spent more than 1 month traveling around all the Korea peninsula and this is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bruno B
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I've been there with my korean mum. It was the first time for her too and she lives in Seoul for 40 years ! The guided tour in English was very informative and the place is full of harmony and beauty, a balcony over the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful private museum when you can see how Korean noble families lived in the olden days. The director of the museum has constructed traditional hanok with original room settings, complete with furniture from the era. The result is quite breathtaking and rich in history....More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Inem
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I went with a group for a cultural tour and was quite impressed. The guided tour was quite informative and interesting. Be sure to make a reservation in advance.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Soonjin P
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is definitely a hidden gem as the location is not accessible via public transport. The best way to get there is via taxi from the nearest train station. Prebooking of a tour is essential as it is only open for guided visit. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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It is possible to get there by public bus, though it involves a 4 minute walk to the entrance up a road with no footpath (share the road with cars). If you want to do so, try using the Naver Map app for directions when in... More
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