Introduction

Mokin Museum is located in Insa-dong, a popularly visited area for traditional Korean culture and crafts. It is the only local museum specializing in wooden sculptures, uniquely displaying a wide variety of wooden sculptures in a single place. Mokin refers to wooden sculptures carved in shapes of traditional human figures or various animals. The museum holds around 5,000 various wooden folk sculptures including those used to decorate funeral carriages and temples mostly from the Joseon Dynasty up to modern times. These artifacts may be utilized as valuable base resources for learning more about the Korean lifestyles during the relevant eras. The wooden folk sculptures at the Mokin Museum will continue to play an important role in sharing and developing Korea’s cultural heritage.

 

Address: 

46-1, Changuimun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

Length of Tour: 

1hr ~ 1hr 30min

 

 

Homepage: 

www.mokinmuseum.com (Korean only)

 

 

How To Use

 

Admission / Participation Fees: 

Adults 15,000 won / Teenagers 8,000 won / Children 5,000 won

* Adults (ages 19 & older) / Teenagers (ages 13-18) / Children (ages 3-12)

 

Structure Size: 

B1-3F

 

 

Transportation

 

[Subway]
Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 6.
Walk for about 80m and turn left onto Insa-dong gil.
Go for a block and turn right at the corner.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Collections Status: 

8,000 works (300 on display)

 

Reservations: 

Group Tour Information: +82-2-722-5066

 

tel: +82-2-722-5066

zipcode: 03022

infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-722-5066

parkingculture: Public parking lot

restdateculture: Sunday-Monday, New Year's day, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) holidays

usetimeculture: 10:00-19:00 (Last admission 1 hour before closing)

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