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A great museum to show the changes of the Cheonggyechong

If you are interested in urban history or urban development, this museum is absolutely a great... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Hong Kong, China
Fascinating Museum all about the Chenogyecheon River Restoration

This is totally off the beaten track but is a medium sized museum overseen by the Seoul History... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2016
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6 Jun 2017
“A great museum to show the changes of the Cheonggyechong”
5 Dec 2016
“Fascinating Museum all about the Chenogyecheon River Restoration”
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

If you are interested in urban history or urban development, this museum is absolutely a great place to learn about how Cheonggyechong changed in the past decade. It includes the historical meaning of the river, as well as the social issues happened due to the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is totally off the beaten track but is a medium sized museum overseen by the Seoul History Museum but which focuses solely on the Cheonggyecheon River--its role in Seoul's history and the amazing story of its restoration to become the center piece of Seoul's...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank chesterchandler
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The Cheongyecheon Museum is a wonderful look at the important role the Cheongyecheon area played in Seoul's development. It also offers insight into the political environment that influenced the redevelopment of Cheonggyecheon. The pictures from the 1880's were fantastic. All of the displays translated to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Renata G
Reviewed 7 November 2015

The museum isn't near the "headwaters" of the stream where most people go, but it's worth visiting if you have time. Or sign up for the #2 option in the City of Seoul's free walking tours and visit then (that's what we did). There is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Vicsite
Reviewed 29 October 2015

There is the main building of the Cheonggyecheon Museum with a lot of display and educational videos shown and opposite of the museum are the old houses of Cheonggyecheon.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Quack H
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Seems like no one knows about this place. My friend and I wandered around for approximately two hours and saw only one other person. This fantastic free museum is dedicated to the re establishment of the Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs east to west through the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Bren J
Reviewed 13 March 2015

It is a small river that cross the city but the goverment has created some passages and a special area that you can walk by the water. It's differente, interesting, refreshing if you're visiting during the summer and a great activity if you have kids.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank LucianaCampos
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