Seoul Museum of History – Seoulistic

Seoul Museum of History

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If you know nothing about this great city of Seoul, the Seoul Museum of History is probably the best place to go to. It’ll give you an overview of the history of the city, and show you how this mega metropolis came to be. Opened in 2002, the Seoul Museum of History is a spacious museum where you can learn about Seoul’s history starting from prehistoric times. Artifacts such as clothes, weapons, ceramics and more are located in the museum. Also, there’s a great library for reading and studying on your own. This is one of the best history museums in Seoul.

Operating Hours:
Weekdays: 9AM - 8PM
Weekends: 9AM - 7PM
Winter (November to February) 9AM - 6PM
Mondays, New Year's Day (Jan 1)
Phone Number:
2-1, Sinmunno 2(i)-ga, Seoul, South Korea
Subway Station:
Gwangwahmun Station (Line 5)

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