National Folk Museum of KoreaFree: All time

National Folk Museum of Korea is a national museum of South Korea, located within the grounds of the Gyeongbokgung Palace, and uses replicas of historical objects to illustrate the history of traditional life of the Korean people. With over 98,000 artifacts, the museum classifies its collection into three main exhibition halls: History of Korean People (from prehistoric times to the end of Joseon Dynasty in 1910), Korean Way of Life (Korean villagers in ancient times) and Life Cycle of the Koreans (Confucianism in Korean culture).

Address: 37, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 9am – 6pm (Mar-May, Sep-Oct), 9am – 5pm (Nov-Feb); Sat & Sun 9am – 7pm; Closed Tuesdays
Direction: Underground Line 3 to Gyeongbokgung Palace Station, Exit 5 or Anguk Station, Exit 1; Line 5 to Gwanghwamun Station, Exit 2
Phone: +82-2-3704-3114

Photo credit: Nagyman, Isaac Crumm, Brian Negin