National Museum of Korean Contemporary History, Seoul

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  • Went there January 2015.. A good place to visit when you are by yourself. admission was free. Very informative, nice and neat. Had fun there. the coffee shop attached to the museum served good coffee....  more »
  • One out of the three floors was shut for renovation. Lacklustre exhibition, little English, little interesting objects. I'd recommend doing it if you know next to nothing about Korean history but...  more »
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  • This is a super, comprehensive exhibition of the modern history of Korea! It’s spread across multiple floors and you get an in-depth understanding of so many aspects of this amazing country. You need a solid few hours to cover the collection in detail so make sure you find the time to do so :)
  • This is the perfect museum for learning about the rich history of Korea, especially between North and South. It is extremely thorough and well payed out so it’s never confusing what you should look at next. From the first floor to the top it goes in a timeline. It also gives a great view points from South Korea which I had never been exposed to and I think most of the western world is not exposed to.
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