Korean Museum of Straw and Life is a private museum dedicated to the collection, research, and display of materials and historical accounts of diverse straws and their uses in Korea. As Koreans' lifestyle in the past heavily depended on agriculture and cultivation of crops, straws and grasses were easily found and had many uses. The museum aims to educate the general public of how straw were produced and used by Korean ancestors as well their significance in connection with today's lifestyle.



45, Sungkyunkwan-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul[Google Map]


Length of Tour: 

Approx. 1 hr



Homepage: (Korean, English)



How To Use


Admission / Participation Fees: 

Individuals - Adults 5,000 won / Kindergarten-High school students 4,000 won
Groups - Adults 4,000 won / Kindergarten-High school students 3,000 won

* Groups: 20 or more people


Structure Size: 

Exhibition hall - 429㎡





Hyehwa Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 4.
Walk straight for approx. 150 meters towards the rotary.
Cross the street and turn left.
Walk straight and take the second right turn.



Additional Info


Program Information: 

Straw activities


Collections Status: 

8,000 straw products & related items


Industry Information: 

Permanent and special exhibitions, educational programs, research and media


Info. Services for Koreans: 



tel: +82-2-743-8787

zipcode: 03075

infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-743-8787

restdateculture: Mondays, January 1, Day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)

usetimeculture: 10:00-17:30
* Last admission is 16:30

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