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Geological Museum (지질박물관)

Geological Museum (지질박물관)

24990     2022-11-11

124, Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
+82-42-868-3798

The Geological Museum located in Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, is the nation’s first comprehensive museum dedicated to geology. The museum, established in 2001, operates with the goal of promoting public understanding and support of the field of geology, offering geology-related movies/videos, lectures and diverse hands-on experience programs. There is even a geology specimen center where samples are preserved for use by researchers.

Africa Museum of Art (아프리카미술관)

Africa Museum of Art (아프리카미술관)

8532     2022-10-26

24-1, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-730-2430

The Africa Museum of Art was established with the purpose of hosting various art festivals and providing the grounds for researching various art themes. A major principle of the gallery is to promote works of art that actively attempt to explore the human mind.

Daegu Concert House (Formerly Daegu Citizens' Hall) (대구콘서트하우스 (구.대구시민회관))

Daegu Concert House (Formerly Daegu Citizens' Hall) (대구콘서트하우스 (구.대구시민회관))

7492     2022-10-26

141, Taepyeong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu
+82-53-250-1400

Daegu Concert House, previously Daegu Citizen’s Hall, had undergone renovations from April 2011 to August 2013 to reconstruct eaves and columns of the large concert halls and to build a performance support hall perfect for international concerts. The hall is equipped with sound facilities matching international standards. Grand Hall has 1,284 seats, Chamber Hall (small concert hall) has 248 seats, and the parking lot can accommodate a total of 387 cars throughout 215 spaces in the basement level parking lot and 72 spaces in the parking tower. In addition, the concert hall houses an exhibition hall, practice room, and community facilities. In particular, the Grand Hall offers vivid, visible, and acoustic effect by shortening the distance between the performers and audience so that it fits the international standard for concert halls with the best sound facilities.

Donghak Peasants Revolution Memorial Hall (동학농민혁명기념관)

Donghak Peasants Revolution Memorial Hall (동학농민혁명기념관)

10661     2022-10-25

742, Donghak-ro, Jeongeup-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-530-9454

The Donghak Peasants Revolution Memorial Hall was founded to commemorate the peasants who rose up against corrupt public officials in 1894. The hall presents various educational programs and events.

Savina Museum of Contemporary Art (사비나 미술관)

Savina Museum of Contemporary Art (사비나 미술관)

14529     2022-10-20

93 , Jingwan 1-ro, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul
+82-2-736-4371

The Savina Museum provides visitors with fresh and exciting pieces that reflect the diverse and dynamic aspects of Korean modern art. Museum organizers actively focus on developing the museum’s exhibitions, educational programs, publications, and art collections, continually working to transform the museum into a living, breathing center of arts. The museum not only supports the development of artists from a more traditional list of fields like painting, sculpture, photography and media arts, but also introduces exhibits highlighting new trends in the art world.

Jjajangmyeon Museum (짜장면박물관)

Jjajangmyeon Museum (짜장면박물관)

10916     2022-10-20

56-14, Chinatown-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
+82-32-773-9812

Jjajangmyeon Museum shows the history and culture of jjajangmyeon (black soy bean noodles) that originated from Chinatown in Incheon. The museum has six permanent exhibition halls and one special exhibtition hall, showcasing the origin and history of jjajangmyeon and displaying diverse themed exhibitions every year.

Chuncheon Art Gallery (춘천미술관)

8503     2022-10-20

71, Seobudaeseong-ro, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-241-1856

Chuncheon Art Gallery started from a simple exhibition at the Children’s Center in Samcheon-dong in 1995. Thanks to this exhibition and the continued efforts of the Chuncheon Fine Arts Association to make Chuncheon a city of culture and arts, the gallery was able to move and open as a permanent exhibition space. The gallery offers local artists a venue to actively present their works, serving as a stimulant for expanding the popularity of culture and arts and enriching the lives of citizens. The Chuncheon Art Gallery is a relaxing and easily accessible cultural space to enjoy art in the Chucheon area.

Dosan Ahn Chang-Ho Memorial Hall (도산안창호 기념관)

Dosan Ahn Chang-Ho Memorial Hall (도산안창호 기념관)

18452     2022-10-18

20, Dosan-daero 45-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
+82-2-541-1800

Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall was established for the purpose of sharing the mind and spirit of Ahn Chang-ho. Ahn Chang-ho, penname Dosan, was an independence movement activist who dedicated sixty years of his life to both modernize and free his country. He was a great leader and mentor to the Korean people. The Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall was built to express the strenuous efforts, loyalty and bravery he demonstrated during his life in hopes for a better future. This memorial hall hopes to inspire patrons with the same direction and passion in life that Dosan had for Korea and humanity.

Gangwon-do Forestry Museum (강원도 산림박물관)

Gangwon-do Forestry Museum (강원도 산림박물관)

21571     2022-10-17

24, Hwamogwon-gil, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-248-6685

Gangwon-do Forestry Museum, located within the Gangwon Provincial Botanic Garden, was established to draw the public closer to forest parks as a cultural space to enjoy nature as well as develop forest-friendly infrastracture for vacationers. The museum has four exhibition rooms, 3D experience room, tree plaground, and more for visitors to enjoy.

* Opened October 31, 2002

Yanggu War Memorial Hall (양구전쟁기념관)

28390     2022-10-14

35, Haeanseohwa-ro, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-481-9021

Opened June 20, 2000, the Yanggu War Memorial Hall was built to commemorate the sacrifice and heroism of those who fought during the Korean War at the nine battlefields located in Yanggu: Dosolsan, Daeusan, Bloody Ridge, Baekseoksan, Punch Bowl, Gachilbong, Danjang Ridge, 949 Hill, and Christmas Hill. The museum also reminds the current and future generations of the real cost of war and the sacrifices that were made.

The exhibition hall is divided according to themes: freedom, welcoming, meeting, understanding, experience, assurance, tribute, rooftop, and contemplation. Exhibition facilities include a high-quality imaging system and a three-way multi-imaging room that combines battle scene dioramas, videos, and slides.

Chuncheon Makguksu Museum (춘천막국수체험박물관)

Chuncheon Makguksu Museum (춘천막국수체험박물관)

25089     2022-10-14

264, Sinbuk-ro, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-244-8869

Chuncheon Makguksu Museum was built with the theme of buckwheat noodles (makguksu), Chuncheon’s local dish. The museum's unique exterior design was inspired by the image of making buckwheat noodles. This two-story building has an exhibition hall introducing buckwheat noodles (makguksu) and buckwheat (maemil) on the first floor and an experience center where visitors can make and try their own makguksu on the second floor. In particular, the first floor displays a dimensional exhibition on the origin and tradition of makguksu, and the origin and efficacy of maemil. It is recommended to visit the exhibition before the makguksu making experience activity. The makguksu making experience is available starting from groups of two people. With the help of an instructor, participants will experience the entire production process of makguksu from kneading dough to making noodles by pressing the noodle frame. After finishing making noodles, participants will mix noodles with vegetables and a spicy sauce. Soy sauce seasoning is also available.

Appenzeller Noble Memorial Museum (배재학당 역사 박물관)

Appenzeller Noble Memorial Museum (배재학당 역사 박물관)

20423     2022-10-14

19, Seosomun-ro 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-319-5578

The Appenzeller Noble Memorial Museum is dedicated to Henry Gerhart Appenzeller, the missionary who opened the first Western-style educational institution in Korea in 1885. The school started with English and core subjects, but expanded into the Pai Chai University, Pai Chai High School, and Pai Chai Middle School and has many famous alumni, including Rhee Syng-man. The memorial hall opened in 2008 in the east wing of the original school building, which was built in 1916 and designated as a Seoul Monument. With dynamically arranged permanent exhibitions, annual special exhibitions and special lectures, the museum offers a unique learning experience to visitors and people with an interest in the history of education in Korea.