Bank of Korea Money Museum

100-794  39 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul  

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The Bank of Korea Money Museum is a cultural space and educational museum. The museum covers the history of banking in Korea and the development of Korea's economy. The collections is vast and there are over 20,000 pieces of Korean and foreign banknotes, coins and tokens on display. The museum consists of four exhibition halls and an information reference library. Admission to the Bank of Korea Money Museum is free. 

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Traveler RatingRating:4.0 (Based on 82 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Bank of Korea Museum

  • Charming Old Building Among The High Rise
    Construction of this old building was commenced in 1907 but did not get completed until 1912 and was then occupied by the Bank of Chosun, later to become the Bank of Korea. It is now a museum and not...
    Rating:4 Oldjack2019-09-22
  • Impressive central bank museum
    This is one of the good central bank museums around the world, quite big and rich, even if some of the displays are a bit dated. Free entrance.
    Rating:4 Seasondtraveller2019-07-14
  • Great museum!
    Great place to escape from the cold weather we had. Very interesting information too - Unlike in the USA, they don't hide the facts about their money being fiat and inflated. They discuss the truth...
    Rating:5 PeterDRichter2019-06-05
  • Good place to learn things
    There's a free exhibition inside and it's good to learn the history of Korean currency. Visiting with children is recommended.
    Rating:3 590jhl2019-02-05
  • I learned a lot
    I had intended to only stop in briefly to see what the museum was like and I stayed 3 hours. The museum is free. There is a cafe and restrooms in the back on the first floor. I also saw signs for a...
    Rating:5 JulieP10182019-01-27
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