Situated in the gallery district, in the back alley of Samcheongdong (east of Gyeongbokgung Palace), the World Jewelry Museum houses 3,000 jewelry pieces from 60 countries, which have been collected over a course of 30 years; of which 1,000 have been selected for display. The first floor contains an Amber Wall that goes back as far as 50 million years, the Golden Hall (El Dorado) where such beautiful displays captivated the Europeans, the Necklace Hall decorated with the most splendid techniques, and the solemn Alter of the Cross. The second floor holds a mask wall, rings, beads and ivory as well as modern jewelry.
Admission / Participation Fees
Over age 19 : 5,000 won
Under age 19 : 3,000 won
Group with more than 20 persons : 3,000 won
www.wjmuseum.com (Korean, English, French, Japanese, Chinese)