The Museum of Traditional Music (Gugak) opened on February 23, 1995 as the first gugak museum in Korea, featuring approximately 6,000 pieces of gugak-related materials and relics which have both historical and cultural values. It comprises seven themed permanent exhibition halls that present 250 pieces of audio and video clips regarding gugak. In the 3D room, visitors can enjoy 3D animation at all times. Also, diverse interesting special exhibitions are held.



2364, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul[Google Map]



Homepage: (Korean. English)



How To Use


Admission / Participation Fees: 



Parking Fee: 






1) Nambu Bus Terminal Station (Seoul
Subway Line 3), Exit 5.
- Green Bus
Seocho 12, 4429

2) Bangbae Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 1.
Bus Seocho 07, 15, 17

3) Sadang Station (Seoul Subway Line 2 & 4),
Exit 1.
Bus Seocho 17

4) Naebang Station (Seoul Subway Line 7), Exit 3).
bus Seocho 07. 15.



Additional Info


Program Information: 

Playing folk games, learning traditional muscial instruments, etc.


Industry Information: 

The Museum of Traditional Music (Gugak) opened in 1995, is located inside the National Center for Traditional Korean Performing Arts. Everything about traditional Korean music is exhibited here.


Collections Status: 

Exhibitions: 250 pieces / Collections: 6,000 pieces





Info. Services for Koreans: 

* Explanation robot: Permanent Exhibition Hall Video Explanation about gugak relics
- Wednesday 14:00: Wonryu Music Room, Seomin Music Room, Seonbi Music Room
- Friday 14:00: Sejong Music Room, Gungjung Musician Room, Modern and Contemporary Music Room
- Eligibility: Groups of up to 15 people (ages 8 or more)
- Duration: 15-30 minutes
- Schedules are subject to change. Please check before visiting.


Foreign Language Intepretation Services: 

* Explanation Robot: Permanent Exhibition Hall (gugak relics)
- Available in English, Japanese, Chinese


tel: +82-2-580-3130

zipcode: 06757

infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

• For more info: +82-2-580-3130

parkingculture: Available

restdateculture: Every Monday, New Year's day

usetimeculture: 09:00-18:00

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