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Bank of Korea Money Museum 한국은행 화폐박물관

  • +82-2-759-4881~2
  • museum.bok.or.kr
39, Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

The Bank of Korea Museum, open in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Bank of Korea, introduces the history of the currency culture home and abroad through the history and related documents of the Bank of Korea. In doing so, the museum aims to raise public awareness on currency culture while highlighting the importance of price stabilization in the development of the economy.

The museum is not just a cultural space, but also a great place for hands-on education. The museum currently preserves & presents around 4,500 kinds of international and domestic currency as well as documents related to the work done by the Bank of Korea. Other exhibitions explain the minting process and the recognition of counterfeits as well as displaying systematic research documents on money and the state economy.

Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-759-4881~2 (Korean)

・Closed : Mondays,
Days from December 29-January 2 for every year,
Seollal (Lunar New Year) holiday,
Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) holidays.

* Please check the official website to confirm for any changes in advance of your visit.

・Admission Fees : Free

・Operating Hours : 10:00-17:00

Program Information

Reservations

Reservations required for groups of 20 or more people at least 1 day prior to the visit

Info. Services for Koreans

* Guided Tours twice a day (11:00, 15:00). Approx. 1 hour

Foreign Language Intepretation Services

Audio guides are available in English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean. Rental fee: 500 won

Access

[Subway]
1) City Hall Station (Subway Line 1,2), Exit 7.
2) Euljiro1-ga Station (Subway Line 2), Exit 7. (towards Shinsegae Department Store)
3) Hoehyeon Station (Subway Line 4), Exit 7.

[Bus]
Blue - 103, 104, 105, 143, 149, 151, 152, 162, 163, 172, 201, 202, 261, 262, 401, 406, 408, 472, 500, 501, 503, 504, 505, 701, 702, 704, 708
Green - 0014, 0015, 7013, 7017, 7021, 7022
Red - 9502, 9701, 9702, 9703, 9710
Yellow - 03, 09
Airport bus - 6001, 6015, 6701
Express bus - 1000, 1005-1, 1100, 1150, 1200, 1900, 2000, 5000, 5005, 5007, 5500, 5500-1, 5500-2, 7900, 8100, 8880, 9000, 9001, 9003, 9080, 9300, 9301

39, Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

  • Subway Line 2 City Hall (시청)- 414.8m
  • Subway Line 1 City Hall (시청)- 414.8m
  • Subway Line 4 Hoehyeon (Namdaemun Market) (회현(남대문시장))- 432.2m
  • Subway Line 2 Euljiro 1(il)ga (을지로입구)- 486.5m
  • Subway Line 4 Myeongdong (명동)- 538.2m

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