The War Memorial Of Korea

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  • Address: 29 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +82-27093114
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Military Museum, Memorial, War Memorial, Family And Kids, Arts And Crafts

About The War Memorial Of Korea, Seoul

One of the darkest phases in the history of this country is extremely well documented in this museum located in the Yongsan-dong area of Seoul. The Korean War was one which had a number of significant influences on the nation and how it is today.

The museum houses war memorabilia, military equipment, period art and exhibits and is a huge draw for tourists on a regular basis. It is recommended that visitors begin their tours from the outside before heading inwards. This is because the outside of the museum has a lot of fighter plane exhibits.

The numerous tanks and war machines including reenactment sets of famous incidents make this museum a must visit location. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Seoul Itinerary 5 Days.

How To reach The War Memorial Of Korea by Public Transport

  • Namyeong Station, Line 1

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Things to Know Before Visiting The War Memorial Of Korea

  • 95% of people who visit Seoul include The War Memorial Of Korea in their plan

  • 36.89% of people start their The War Memorial Of Korea visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The War Memorial Of Korea

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

58.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The War Memorial Of Korea

People normally club together Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace while planning their visit to The War Memorial Of Korea.

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  • Amazing museum, one of my tops of all time. We thought 2 hours would be a good amount of time to explore, but we could've been here for another two hours if we weren't kicked out at closing time. It's very well laid out with videos you can watch throughout (available in Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese) that go in depth into the history. And it's free!!

  • Amazing place! There is a lot of military equipment such as planes and tanks outside including B52 bomber! Inside museum there are three floors filled up with models, projections in different languages, historic and modern guns and much more. There is also tons of information about every military conflict in Korean history. You should definitely visit this place if you are interested in history. One of the must see places in Seoul. And everything was free of charge!

  • This is the best place to learn about the history of Korean war. The place is huge and full of information. This is one of the most innovative museums I have ever seen. The volunteer guides here speak so passionately about the story of the Korean war and the whole place shows the importance of peace in life.

  • Amazing museum with free entry! The museum is expansive and comprehensive, covering the various conflicts in Korean history. The content is varied enough to be interesting throughout, including interactive displays, "4D" movies and simulations, etc. The outdoor grounds also display a number or military vehicles which you can climb and get close to.

  • Inspiring history for all ages. Displays are respectful, informative and nicely done. You will feel part of Korean past. Can easily spend half a day exploring. Free admission!

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