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The Korea House Traditional Culture Programs

  • +82-2-2267-4128
  • www.koreahouse.or.kr/main/?skin=culture01.html
10, Toegye-ro 36-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Korea House was once the private residence of Park Paeng-nyeon, a Joseon Dynasty scholar, that had been renovated with architectural features of an anicent court before opening to the public in 1981. The idyllic premises play host to a variety of cultural programs designed for experiencing various Korean traditions, ranging from food and arts to tea etiquette and wedding ceremonies. Participation in up to two to three programs at a time is possible with an advanced registration. Meanwhile, visitors may enjoy shopping at the handicraft souvenir shop or try traditional dishes at the restaurant.

Utilization information

・Information : [Daejanggeum Cooking Experience]
Cooking experience: Sungchae mandu (dumpling), hongsi juksunchae (seasoned bamboo shoots with ripe persimmon)
Clothing experience: Wearing hanbok, taking a picture with hanok background
Duration: 90 min (12:00-13:30)
Capacity: 2-40 people

[HAN-style Experience Program]
Period: During weekdays only (Flexibly operated for groups of 20 or more people)
Time: 16:30-19:30
Capacity: 2-40 people
Program: Sungchae dumpling + Seasoned bamboo shoots with ripe persimmon + Wearing Hanbok (traditional Korean costume) + Traditional performance

[Traditional Experience Program]
Food: making Kimchi and Flower Sanbyeong (rice cake)
Handicraft: making Hanji (traditional Korean paper) arts, Knotting, and masks
Performing arts: Samulnori, dancing, taekgyeon

※ Capacity: 20-200 people
※ Inquiry: +82-2-2270-1125

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2267-4128
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

・Parking Facilities : 90 parking spaces

・Operating Hours : Monday-Friday

・Operating Hours : 09:00-10:30 / 09:30-11:00
14:00-15:30 / 14:30-16:00

Available Facilities

[Traditional Restaurant]
Experience the Korean royal court cuisine, while enjoying various traditional art performances.
- Schedule: Lunch: 12:00-14:00 / Dinner: 17:00-18:30, 19:00-20:30
- Inquiries: +82-2-2266-9101~3

[Traditional Art Performance Theater]
Enjoy various traditional art performances by traditional singers (Myeongchang) and dancers (Myeongin) that have been staged under different themes every season for the past 28 years.
- Schedule: Monday-Sunday, 18:30-19:30 / 20:30-21:30
- Inquiries: +82-2-2266-9101~3

[Traditional Wedding]
Witness the authentic traditional wedding ceremony featuring great food and special performances. Special celebrations for 25th, 50th and 60th wedding anniversaries are also held.

[Cultural Artifacts Shop]
A rare collection of handmade traditional art work by master craftsmen, who have been designated as the national intangible cultural assets, as well as souvenirs are on display at the shop.
- Inquiries: +82-2271-1275

Access

Chungmuro Station (Subway Line 3, 4), Exit 3, 4.
Walk up the hill on the left for 5 minutes to arrive at Korea House inside a hanok (Korean traditional house).

10, Toegye-ro 36-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

  • Subway Line 3 Chungmuro (충무로)- 110.6m
  • Subway Line 4 Chungmuro (충무로)- 110.6m

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