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The Museum for the iron making Bronze period of Korea

Bokcheon is the historical museum of Busan (釜山). Busan stands for the mountain of iron making (Bu... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
tedchyn
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Dallas, Texas
Worth a visit.

It was a stopover of 45 minutes on our themed tour to Beomeosa on the Busan city bus tour. The... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2014
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 Oct 2018
“Extremely interesting Museum right near excavation area.”
13 Jun 2018
“Very I interesting Museum”
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63 Bokcheon-ro, Dongnae-gu, Busan 607-020, South Korea
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Nice local museum immediately next to excavation area. Museum was extremely well laid out and had some very nice pieces. English language was available in many areas. Once you saw the items from the tombs along with scaled versions, you could walk outside and see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Went as part of a tour off a Princess Cruise. The Museum itself is very interesting. The grounds around it are wonderful. Up the hill there is an interesting castle with superb sun dials used during the ages.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Bokcheon is the historical museum of Busan (釜山). Busan stands for the mountain of iron making (Bu means iron or ax, San stands for mountain) and it is the heart of iron making culture: Gaya, of Korea for thousands of years and the museum is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank tedchyn
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The Bokcheon Museum is located next to the ancient tombs of Bokcheon-dong. Worth looking out the back at these tombs with contents of pots & skeletons. Well preserved & Under cover. Excellent pre-history. Diorama, tools & skull reconstructions. Shows you how the prehistoric lived and...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Bj E
Reviewed 19 February 2014

It was a stopover of 45 minutes on our themed tour to Beomeosa on the Busan city bus tour. The place is huge consisting of the museum building, outdoor exhibition hall and ancient tomb park. The museum building has exhibits of excavated articles and relics...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

The place that worth to go see the history of Gaya Kingdom. Close to others attractions eg Ancient Tombs, Fortress. No admission fee!!!

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Schinw
Reviewed 12 January 2013

There are quite a few buildings in the area that had different purposes long ago--some have been redone on the inside to have a miniature of the area while others have been left alone. I didn't go into the main museum. I really liked the...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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