National Folk Museum of Korea – Seoulistic

National Folk Museum of Korea


Located within Gyeongbokgung Palace, The National Folk Museum of Korea is a great two-for-one ticket (entry is free with a entry ticket to Gyeongbokgung Palace). You’ll see the development of the Korean people and culture from prehistoric times to modern day Korea. There are historical artifacts used in the daily life of the common Korean folks from centuries ago, and you’ll learn about the development of culture through the years. It’s an abridged version of the National Museum of Korea, which can be take a whole day. If you want an abbreviated history lesson on Korea, the National Folk Museum of Korea is comprehensive enough to get you all the facts that you need.

Operating Hours:
9AM - 6:30PM
New Year's Day, Seollal (Lunar New Year), Chuseok
Free (with entry to Gyeongbokgung Palace)
Phone Number:
대한민국 서울특별시 종로구 세종로 국립민속박물관
Subway Station:
Gyeongbokgung Station (Line 3)

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