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The War Memorial of Korea

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Poignant exhibits, war memorabilia, art works, and military equipment make this a perfect place to learn about Korea’s history of war, most notably with North Korea. Kids will enjoy the display of actual tanks and airplanes.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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29, Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04353, South Korea
+82 2-709-3139
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very education and entertaining. I learned a new thing or two. You can go in the vehicles and planes. Go a bit early because it gets crowded.

Thank King2511
Reviewed yesterday

The memorial is worth a visit if you have a couple of hours. The exhibits are interesting. There is a section on the armor used in the wor such as Russian tanks, a MIG 15, and other military weapons, There is a Cadillac Limousine gifted...More

Thank Yatriguru
Reviewed 3 days ago

Got to this war memorial as early as possible because it gets filled with crowds and children. I which there was also more control since many people were climbing statues with clear warning. Overall it was interesting to learn about the south korean perspective on...More

Thank SaemaR
Reviewed 3 days ago

Its probably the best war memorial I have ever visited in any city or country. The eye for detail is exceptional with a huge collection of war memories including a World War II fighter jet ! Highly recommended and dont miss this place if you...More

Thank Avinash B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I tought I would stay just a couple of hours here, but ended up been there for the whole day. There is a lot to see and to learn

Thank leoliveleo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is arguably one of the best war memorials in the world, there are memorials for every country, and service person who lost their lives during the Korean War. My favourite display was the 3D theatre showing the history of the Korean War which is...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 days ago

War Memorial of Korea is very cool. My brother and I spend 2 hours taking pictures around of the memorial. The display shown inside the memorial is amazing. Alot of culture and history of war times if you are interested with the history of Korea.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 6 days ago

this one of the attraction to see in Seoul, worth the visit, get yourself familiar with the metro so it will be easy for you to get around.

Thank Zuhair A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has no fee and has the whole history of Korea represented. It gives for an foreigner and good inside into the Korean history from the countries perspective. Plan minimum half day as it has a lot to see!

Thank 2016Samot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This War Memorial is just amazing. We spent 4 hours here, taking in all the history of the terrible Korean War. Outside exhibits of military aircraft and tanks is very well done and the statue of the Brothers is just so heart wrenching it will...More

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6 September 2018|
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Response from Junsu L | Reviewed this property |
No need to back..besides some of the employeees tjere speak little English.so u cant be disappointed
6 April 2018|
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Yes, its open on Saturday and closed on Mondays
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Response from Chano-Tiano | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. Even the videos have multiple options for language.