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Seoul City Wall Museum

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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283, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03098, South Korea
+82 2-724-0243
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

A short walk away from Heunginjimun Gate in Dongdaemun is the very interesting free City Wall Museum. The museum is housed in a beautifully designed modern building and exhibits are spread out over three levels. The permanent collections can be found on the first and...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 2 July 2018

If you are already planning to start at Dongdaemun Gate and walk the Seoul City Wall, this is a nice way to learn some history and build context. I enjoyed learning that during each time period, different wall construction was used. I looked for this...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This museum is off the beaten path and honestly I stumbled onto it as I was following the wall. It's a great museum that describes not only the construction of the wall as other museums do but the approach to managing and maintaining it. There...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The museum is connected to the Seoul City Wall. While the museum is small it does provide a great deal of the life for the people of Seoul. There are 3 floors to this museum. It is free to get in. For some reasons this...More

1  Thank Cuong N
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Small museum but interesting and it's free. The location is up on a hill so you will have a nice view of the city while you're up there.

Thank Lea590
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Small museum over 3 floors which informs you on the history of the city wall. Details various construction methods over numerous rebuilds, reason for wall, etc. Free museum that is well done with both Korean and English descriptions. A section of the wall is located...More

Thank A J
Reviewed 8 February 2017

It's a very unique museum about the "Seoul City Wall". You will understand clearly about the structure of Seoul City Wall and how to built it. Once you step out of the museum, you will have a chance to walk along the Seoul City Wall...More

Thank mesymes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Over 3 floors there is an entrance on the 3rd floor from near part of the wall (follow signs) and another door on the first floor at the building entrance. Helpful staff and a good map of the whole wall and the access points to...More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Since the title seemed interesting, I ventured to this museum and was pleasantly surprised. Apparently the museum was just renovated in November--great exhibits outlining the history of the great wall surrounding ancient Seoul. Learned a terrific amount about everything from all the gates, wall composition,...More

Thank LaurieM57
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This museum was recently updated and I was really impressed with the informative displays! I learned a lot about Seoul and the wall. Free admission, spent about an hour enjoying the museum - was the only one there!

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