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Jeju National Museum, Jeju

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Learn about Jeju's history and native cultures at Jeju National Museum. The museum offers answers to numerous questions about the life on the island from the prehistoric times to the Joseon period. Roam through the six permanent exhibit halls and see valuable archaeological findings and historic relics, such as a pearl divers' raft. An original 18th-century dol hareubang--a huge rock statue representing a fertility god--greets visitors at the entrance, and the rooftop garden remains a perfect place to unwind. Occasionally, the museum hosts performances by well-known musicians and art groups. For Jeju National Museum and beyond, use our Jeju journey planning site to get the most from your Jeju vacation.
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  • Like most government run museums in Korea, Jeju National Museum takes up some major square yardage despite having only about half hour worth of displays. The displays were not the most engaging but.....  more »
  • Don't miss the authentic dohareubang (also called "useokmok," "museokmok," or "beoksumeori") at the entrance - estimated to have been made around 1754 - now imitated widely everywhere on Jeju, having....  more »
  • You will learn about Jeju in historical way and it is free!
  • Spacious and quiet museum, not busy so I enjoyed
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