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Address: 948-1 Daeyeon-4dong Nam-gu, Busan, South Korea
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09:00 - 19:00
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Full-Day Busan Tour Including Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
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Small but informative. Hanbok - Korean traditional clothes available.

We did not experience the traditional clothing part but took a walk in the meuseum. It's not a big meuseum I must say but it is well organised and very informative museum. It's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 May 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Came here to try on the Hanbok. I've been to Seoul museum during the course of my trip here. Even though it's a big museum, and well organized, you don't need to specifically come here if you've been to other museum, it's basically the same for me. But then again, I'm not too into history. But the garden outside is... More 

Thank Kelly A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We did not experience the traditional clothing part but took a walk in the meuseum. It's not a big meuseum I must say but it is well organised and very informative museum. It's located just beside UN memorial, so don't miss either of them.

Thank KC O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

free hanbok & tea art experience here, we reach around 12noon they are out for lunch, we came back after lunch the hanbok is fully booked. they close at 5pm, so if really interested have to come early. managed to join the tea art session, not bad. the museum itself is more about busan history in the japanese and china... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This was a small art museum but still nice. Very clean and quite. There was enough space to really enjoy all the art pieces in space.

Thank shocker115v
New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

We had to kill some time before we could meet my brother in Geoje island so we took the subway to the museum with no trouble and wandered through this wonderful free museum. Well worth the trip to it, learn a lot about the Korean history.

1 Thank Shahn S
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

This Museum was part of our excursion off the Mariner of the Seas in early October. It is not a big place and we went through it with time to spare. We found some of the artifacts and set-ups provided an interesting insight into Korea, not having visited before, but felt more could have been made of it. The museum... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Our visit to the Busan Museum completed our bucket list for our Busan Escapade. The Cultural Experience Center of the museum is a must see feature of the museum. For your Hanbok experience, tea ceremony and Korea art appreciation, the center is just the best place to be! Entrance is free. Just avail the whole day Red Line City Bus... More 

Thank ChengTheTraveler
Seoul, South Korea
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Busan Museum is focused on the history and artifacts of Busan and the surrounding area.It's not very large. Lots of interesting artifacts but if you've been to any other museum in Korea, nothing will be new. If you've been to the National museum in Seoul, don't bother going. It's not terribly far from the train station. I happened to go... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

I took this as part of the Hop on hop off city (BUTI) tour. it was one of the stops so I decided to pass by anyway. The interval between buses was one hour which is just about enough time to see the entire museum. It's a bit dated, but there's a good attention to the details about the history... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

this tiny museum has a lot to give. I enjoyed walking thru and reading about the beginnings of the city I have come to love.Be advised this is a history museum and not an art museum but still well worth the experience.

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