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Gwangju National Museum

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Small and quaint museum

Like most museums in Korea, the museum offers the similar range of display with specificity on... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Suk Pei L
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Nice afternoon walking thru the history of Korea.

Not a bad museum. It has a good display of Korean historical artifacts. The staff was really nice... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
edlesch
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7 Aug 2018
“Small and quaint museum”
4 Mar 2018
“Very nice worth for visit”
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110, Haseo-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61066, South Korea
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Like most museums in Korea, the museum offers the similar range of display with specificity on Jeollanamdo. Starting from pre historic era, agriculture, Buddhism display, ceramics and the Sinan shipwreck display. Some are without the English explanation but most of them comes with it. The...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This place is worth to visit as you will know about korea life in old age. Free entrance well arranged.

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Not a bad museum. It has a good display of Korean historical artifacts. The staff was really nice and we got some nice stuff at the gift shop.

Thank edlesch
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Good art show on that time, some kinds like period exhibitions. the problem i face here, too noisy in this museum which kids and teacher , talking inside the museum , some kind like education . and those kids are running here and there inside...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2015

Despite its great building it is actually a small museum which can be visited in less tan an hour. It was reopened in 2009 so it has modern installations and its quite interesting

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Reviewed 17 October 2014

I have visited seven national museums in Korea, including this one. Compared to others, the exhibit is not really extensive and a bit patchy. I have done looking around in just one hour or so. Still worth a visit and other good museums are within...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2014

The Gwangju National Museum has 4 exhibition rooms on 2 floors. Of particular interest is the Buddhist art hall as many of the relics have been found locally. What sets this museum apart though is the staff. We were greeted by exceptionally friendly staff who...More

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