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National Museum of Korea

National Museum of Korea

The National Museum of Korea is focused on Korean history and art and is committed to studies and research in the fields of archaeology, history, and art of South Korea. It is one of the largest museums in Asia.

Among the many exhibits in the National Museum of Korea, the following are highlights:

To help you better appreciate the National Museum of Korea, the following guides will be helpful:

National Museum of Korea:

  • Name:                              National Museum of Korea
  • korean:                             국립중앙박물관
  • City:                                  Seoul
  • Korean:                            서울시
  • Country:                          Republic of Korea
  • Established:                    1909
  • Location:                         137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea


“Even monkeys fall from trees.”
원숭이도 나무에서 떨어진다 Korean Proverb



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