Tteok Museum

110-360  71 Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul  

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The Tteok Museum is a museum and experience center where visitors can learn about traditional Korean food. Permanent Exhibition Hall No. 1 showcases the different tteok (rice cakes) that were prepared and eaten on Korean holidays. Also on display are the various tools that were needed to create the tteok. Permanent Exhibition Hall No. 2 has displays on the tteok that were eaten during the daily life of a Korean person. From birth, to death, and all the occasions in between, the tteok that were or are served are on display at the Tteok Museum. The museum also offers classes on how to make tteok and other traditional Korean food. 


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110-360  71 Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul  
Jongno 3(sam)-ga Station (subway lines 1, 3, 5) exit 7, roughly 10 min. away on foot

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Traveler RatingRating:3.5 (Based on 13 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Tteok and Kitchen Utensil Museum

  • Very interesting
    Good place to visit It tells the history of Korean Rice Cake. I went there in the early morning so I just got to see the exhibition. I noticed that there is Kimchi making class ( guess that will be...
    Rating:4 bettyc8522017-05-01
  • Tteok Musuem
    An eye opener. Makes on realise the cultural significance of rice cake to Koreans. Tteok Cafe is a must see as well, very nice sweet and savoury rice cakes
    Rating:4 Nigel Y2014-08-21
  • Childhood taste
    The rice cake Museum is a beautiful place for both children and adults, you can see there the history and use of the rice cake. After visiting the museum you can try the coffee shop located at the...
    Rating:5 CristinaMaruntu2014-01-06
  • A beautiful place for afternoon tea and tteok, and to learn more about the Korean culture of tteok.
    Very nice museum discovered on the way to Changdeokgong. We ordered a pot of flower tea each and some tteok and enjoyed the afternoon watching people passing by. Then we proceed to the museum...
    Rating:4 RainyoDay2013-03-10
  • The Korean rice cake museum
    This museum seems to be severely undersubscribed. Front desk gave us a discount on the ticket price without us asking for it, and the place was virtually deserted. This might be because of the...
    Rating:4 Steven G2013-02-13
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