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Charmsori Gramophone & Edison Science Museum

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Interesting if you like memorabilia

An interesting museum of not only gramophones but also old items that brought back memories to the... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018

I never thought that you can fit so much information into one building. We were lucky enough to... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Lindi L
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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25 Jun 2018
“Interesting if you like memorabilia”
1 week ago
“Local friends took us here, left out of disinterest and allergic reaction ”
393, Gyeongpo-ro, Gangneung, Gangwon-do 25461, South Korea
+82 33-655-1130
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of an afternoon in Gangneumg hosts from Seoul driving us around insisted we go. So much stuff piled into this place. Couldn’t see the logic or any narrative. Seems just a collection. (Gangneung Seongyojang was far more interesting). Place Smelled old, musty and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philipbneqld
Reviewed 26 June 2018

An interesting museum of not only gramophones but also old items that brought back memories to the 60 year olds and puzzled the twenty year olds. Worth a visit if you are in this town... the town itself is beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank owloAustralia
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I never thought that you can fit so much information into one building. We were lucky enough to meet the collector of all the items. Again, a wonderful and informative experience.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Lindi L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The collections are superb, wonderful and has a mini theater. But the problem is, should be there are some traditional Korean instruments, because i'm as a foreigner needs to see the Korean antiques collection. Not only western influence, but also the Korean heritage itself. Grade...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 989ivano
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I was amazed with the collection of gramophones in this museum. There are various designs from the different makers. In addition to the gramophones, there were other lights devices from the Edison era. I take my hat off to the owner of this place for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jpcheers
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The slight apprehension at the admission cost of 12000 Korean won each, for what we thought would be a quick hour look around was soon gone. Three hours later we were so glad we went. The collection, the condition of the exhibits, the presentation, the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Rocky19533105
Reviewed 20 October 2014

for the beginning i think that it will be boring, but was cool, i really recommend it, interesting museum

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Nico M
Reviewed 21 September 2014

At first i was thinking this was a let- down as I was led in to hear a short presentation featuring different sound systems - but once i got to wandering the museums i could not believe the collection of items. I was wandering and...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank B T
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This museum was the highlight of our trip. We went back a second day because we started too late on the first day and only got through the gramophone section. Much to our delight and surprise, we ran into the owner, Mr Song, who had...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Loudine
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Unique museum if you like grammophones. It is worth a visit. It also collects Edison's inventions".........

Date of experience: July 2014
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