National Folk Museum of Korea 국립민속박물관

서울특별시 종로구 삼청로 37 (세종로) | 37, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Nov-Feb: 9:00-17:00

Mar-May, Sep-Oct: 9:00-18:00

Jun-Aug: 9.00-18:30

Sat, Sun & Public Holidays (May-Aug): 9:00-19:00

Last admission: 1 hr before closing.

Closed on 31 Jan, the day after Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) period

Free

  • Gyeongbokgung Station (line 3, exit 5). 12 mins walk.

  • Gwanghwamun Station (line 5, exit 2). 15 mins walk.

  • Seoul City Hall (1.8km, 7 mins by taxi)

The National Folk Museum is located on the eastern side of Gyeongbokgung Palace. The museum exhibits Korean folklife artifacts.

 

Visitors can learn about the domestic and agricultural lifestyles, as well as Korea’s cultural beliefs.

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