|National Folk Museum of Korea |
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The museum has three main exhibition halls, with over 98,000 artefacts History of Korean People features materials of everyday life in Korea from prehistoric times to the end of the Joseon Dynasty in 1910; Korean Way of Life, which illustrates Korean villagers in ancient times; and Life Cycle of the Koreans, which depicts the deep roots of Confucianism in Korean culture and how this ideology gave rise to most of the culture's customs.The museum also features open-air exhibits, such as replicas of spirit posts where villagers used to pray, stone piles for worship, grinding mills, rice storage shelters and pits for kimchi pots.
We spend about 40 minutes some browsing through the artifacts and displays. It was full of information of the ordinary old Korean people life, and I came out wiser. Here are some photo I took inside the museum:
Location: within the grounds of the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.