National Folk Museum of Korea

National Folk Museum of Korea

Facilities and Amenities

Different Corners of the Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum is equipped with diverse facilities for visitors’ convenience. Let’s explore them together!
  • Museum Lobby
    Museum Lobby
    The lobby is where visitors can check their booking information and take a rest. It comprises the information desk, a small library where visitors can relax and read books, a space where visitors can learn about our exhibitions in advance, and lockers for storing personal belongings.
  • ‘Daumchae’ Exhibition Room
    ‘Daumchae’ Exhibition Room
    The ‘Daumchae’ exhibition room is a venue for permanent and special exhibitions for children. Please refer to the Overview of Exhibitions for further details.
  • ‘Byeotdeuljae’ Experience & Learning Center
    ‘Byeotdeuljae’ Experience & Learning Center
    Our Experience & Learning Center consists of two classrooms, the Eoulim Room and the Onnuri Room, and the office of the Department of the Children’s Museum. While the classrooms provide diverse educational programs, the office is where the museum’s curators plan and prepare our exhibitions and educational programs.
  • Outdoor Playground and Memory Lane
    Outdoor Playground and Memory Lane
    In the outdoor playground visitors can experience a variety of Korean folk games including jegi chagi, a game in which the player tries to keep a shuttlecock-like object in the air for as long as possible by kicking repeatedly it with one foot, gulleongsoe gulligi, in which the player rolls a hoop, paengi chigi, a top-spinning game, and tuho, a game in which the player tries to throw sticks into a canister. Memory Lanes features reproductions of the streets of the 1960s and 1970s, lined with old-fashioned barbershops, comic book stores, coffee houses, and photo studios.
  • Playground with the Theme of Mythical Creatures
    Playground with the Theme of Mythical Creatures
    This little playground offers children an opportunity to enjoy a sound and light experience, a climbing experience, and a cave experience, with the theme of five Korean mythical creatures including a bear, tiger, horse, rooster, and dragon.