National Folk Museum of Korea Children’s Museum (국립민속박물관 어린이박물관)

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National Folk Museum of Korea Children’s Museum (국립민속박물관 어린이박물관)

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The Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience museum run by the National Folk Museum of Korea. A variety of visual aids and assembly models allow children to touch and feel pieces and experience folk history in an interactive way. The theme of the exhibitions consists of folk clothing, food, shelter, social life, and entertainment. The museum has a number of interactive spaces including a table set for an ancestral ritual, magnet miniatures depicting a baby’s first birthday, and an area where young visitors can build a folk house. Young learners can also create an avatar wearing in Hanbok, make kimchi using visual aids, or play gonu (a traditional board game). The museum also collects, preserves, and maintains relics and historical items related to youth and youth culture.
Day off New Year’s Day, the day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) Usage fee Free
Discount information Viewing time
Hours of use March-May, September-October 09:00-18:00
June-August 09:00-18:30
November-February 09:00-17:00
Fridays, Saturdays & Cultural Day (last Wednesday of every month): 09:00-21:00

* Last admission 1 hour before closing time.
* Last admission to The Children's Museum is 30 minute before closing time.
Inquiry • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-3704-4540, 4524
Scale Capacity
Parking facility Gyeongbokgung Palace Parking Lot Parking fee Paid parking lot
Stroller rental none With pets unable
Address 37, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Reservations:Online reservations

* Group (15 or more) visits are available only on weekends. Reservation required in advance.


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