Agriculture Museum

Myeong-dong & Jung-gu

Much more interesting than it sounds, this museum has imaginative displays that relate to the history and practice of farming on the Korean peninsula through the dynasties. Upstairs covers general aspects of traditional life in rural Korea.

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Nearby Myeong-dong & Jung-gu attractions

1. Heunghwamun

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The impressive entrance gate to Gyeonghuigung has toured around Seoul, and was moved to its present site in 1988.

2. SeMA Gyeonghuigung Museum of Art

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3. Seoul Museum of History

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4. MMCA Deoksugung

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5. Hammering Man

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6. Gyeonghuigung

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7. Seoul Museum of Art

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8. Seokjojeon

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