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Gwangju National Museum

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Small and quaint museum

Like most museums in Korea, the museum offers the similar range of display with specificity on... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Suk Pei L
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Nice afternoon walking thru the history of Korea.

Not a bad museum. It has a good display of Korean historical artifacts. The staff was really nice... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Daegu, South Korea
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7 Aug 2018
“Small and quaint museum”
14 Nov 2018
“Especially good National Museum”
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110, Haseo-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61066, South Korea
+82 62-570-7000
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Ahh the National Museums of Korea - most cities have one - and if you've been to one of these before you know the drill: you're here for the pottery, celadon, stone daggers, funeral urns and bronzework. Having been to several National Museums in Korean...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RobinIG88
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Like most museums in Korea, the museum offers the similar range of display with specificity on Jeollanamdo. Starting from pre historic era, agriculture, Buddhism display, ceramics and the Sinan shipwreck display. Some are without the English explanation but most of them comes with it. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Suk Pei L
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This place is worth to visit as you will know about korea life in old age. Free entrance well arranged.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Not a bad museum. It has a good display of Korean historical artifacts. The staff was really nice and we got some nice stuff at the gift shop.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank edlesch
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Good art show on that time, some kinds like period exhibitions. the problem i face here, too noisy in this museum which kids and teacher , talking inside the museum , some kind like education . and those kids are running here and there inside...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 16 May 2015

Despite its great building it is actually a small museum which can be visited in less tan an hour. It was reopened in 2009 so it has modern installations and its quite interesting

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

I have visited seven national museums in Korea, including this one. Compared to others, the exhibit is not really extensive and a bit patchy. I have done looking around in just one hour or so. Still worth a visit and other good museums are within...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank fscholar
Reviewed 16 February 2014

The Gwangju National Museum has 4 exhibition rooms on 2 floors. Of particular interest is the Buddhist art hall as many of the relics have been found locally. What sets this museum apart though is the staff. We were greeted by exceptionally friendly staff who...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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