The Museum of Korea Straw and Plants Handicraft is a private museum that was founded in 1992. The museum promotes cultural awareness of straw and its importance as a raw material in Korea. Straw was used in many different ways and is still used today in folk art. The museum's exhibitions display thousands of items made from straw including arts and crafts, tools, relics, and toys. The museum operates various educational programs for laypeople and professionals as well as workshops and crafting classes.