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Global Village Folk Museum (지구촌민속교육박물관) 지구촌민속교육박물관

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46, Sopa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 중구 소파로 46 (회현동1가) 서울시 교육연구정보원 2,3층)

The Global Village Folk Museum is a public museum housed in and affiliated with the Seoul Education Research & Information Institute. The museum displays relics from various countries, helping visitors and locals broaden their horizons by learning about folk cultures from around the world.

Approximately 1,500 items are on display at the museum: 922 from Asia, 228 from Europe, 162 from the Americas, 121 from Africa, and 64 from Oceania. When categorized according to theme, 512 items are related to folk art, 74 are related to folk religion, 625 are folk life, 86 are fire starters, 37 are weapons, and the remainder fall into smaller groups. The museum has been designated an “Experience-oriented Education Zone” of Seoul.

Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline +82-2-1330 <br> (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) <br> • For more info: +82-2-311-1316

・Closed : Mondays, January 1st, <br>Seollal (Lunar New Year), Chuseok

・Admission Fees : Free

・Operating Hours : 10:00-17:00

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Access

[Bus]
Take bus no. 402 or 205 and get off at Namsan Library (남산도서관) Bus Stop.
Walk straight towards Seoul Tower (서울타워) directions for about 10m.

[Subway]
*Take exits from the following stations, and transfer to a local bus.
-Seoul Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 4, Exit 9-1) and transfer to a bus no. 402 (transfer center #5)
-City Hall Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 8.
Go 20m straight, and transfer to a bus no. 402 in front of Taepyeongno building.
-Hoehyeon Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 5.
Take either no. 402 or 405 bus bound for Namsan Mountain.

[Taxi]
Best way to avoid traffic is to take taxi from Myeong-dong Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 4.

46, Sopa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

  • Subway Line 4 Hoehyeon (Namdaemun Market) (회현(남대문시장))- 519.4m

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