The Korea House (Traditional Culture Programs) (한국의집 전통문화체험)




Address



10, Toegye-ro 36-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 퇴계로36길 10 (필동2가)



Type



Traditional&Cultural Experiences/ Temple Stays



Inquiries




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

• For more info: +82-2-2270-1125



Homepage




/www.koreahouse.or.kr
(Korean only)







Introduction

Korea House was once the private residence of Park Paeng-nyeon, a Joseon Dynasty scholar, that had been renovated with architectural features of an anicent court before opening to the public in 1981. The idyllic premises play host to a variety of cultural programs designed for experiencing various Korean traditions, ranging from food and arts to tea etiquette and wedding ceremonies. Participation in up to two to three programs at a time is possible with an advanced registration. Meanwhile, visitors may enjoy shopping at the handicraft souvenir shop or try traditional dishes at the restaurant.

Telephone

+82-2-2270-1125

Duration

1 hr 30 min

Activity Information

[Food] Kimchi-making, Kkotsanbyeong (rice cake decorated with flower)-making

[Craft] Hanji-craft, knotting, mask-making

[Entertainment] Samulnori, dance, taekgyeon


* Minimum of 20 people / Maximum of 200 people

* Inquiries and reservation: +82-2-2270-1125


Activity Dates

Monday-Friday

Operating Hours

09:00-10:30 / 09:30-11:00
14:00-15:30 / 14:30-16:00

Parking Facilities

Available

Available Facilities

[Traditional Restaurant]

Experience the Korean royal court cuisine, while enjoying various traditional art performances.
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Schedule:
Lunch: 12:00-14:00 / Dinner: 17:00-18:30, 19:00-20:30


- Inquiries: +82-2-2266-9101~3


[Traditional Art Performance Theater]

Enjoy various traditional art performances by traditional singers (Myeongchang) and dancers (Myeongin) that have been staged under different themes every season for the past 28 years.
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Schedule: Monday-Sunday, 18:30-19:30 / 20:30-21:30


- Inquiries: +82-2-2266-9101~3


[Traditional Wedding]

Witness the authentic traditional wedding ceremony featuring great food and special performances.
Special celebrations for 25th, 50th and 60th wedding anniversaries are also held.


[Cultural Artifacts Shop]

A rare collection of handmade traditional art work by master craftsmen, who have been designated as the national intangible cultural assets, as well as souvenirs are on display at the shop.
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Inquiries: +82-2271-1275

Pets

Not permitted


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