Museum Kimchikan

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  • 1 Day(s) Duration
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  • Selected by CNN as one of the World's Top 11 Food Museums
  • Watch a KBS kimchi documentary as well as a kimchi-themed film
  • Discover the scientific side of kimchi in the kimchi study room
  • Enjoy digital kimchi games and other media facilities in the museum
  • Make and taste your own kimchi in the experience area
  • English, Chinese, Japanese and other language navigation is available
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  • 11 Oct 2018
    Very interactive Kimchi making class. The museum is small but very clean.

US$ 4.00 4.45

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What To Expect

When it comes to South Korean food, one of the first things that pop into people's minds is kimchi! This ubiquitous South Korean staple is famously loved all over the world, and remains one of the locals' favorite foods. It's no wonder that they have a museum dedicated to it! The Museum Kimchikan is the second generation of Pulmuone Kimchi Museum which had opened in 1986 and visitors from all over the world flock to it to discover the wonders of kimchi. Visitors will be able to watch a KBS documentary film about kimchi and learn about its long and decorated history and footprint in South Korean culture. There is a refigeration room where you can discover the varieties of kimchi found all around the world. You'll even be able to get a taste in the Tasting Room! Among the experiences offered in the museum is an opportunity to make and taste your own authentic kimchi, which you'll certianly want to try after learning all about it! Get a true taste of South Korean kimchi in this wonderful museum!

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Enter the world of kimchi in Museum Kimchikan
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Located conveniently in the heart of Seoul
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Experience interactive media inside the museum
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Make and taste your very own kimchi!
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Additional Information:

  • Adult ticket: Age 19+
  • Youth ticket: Age 7-18
  • Children aged 3-6 will need to buy a ticket on the spot (KRW2,000)
  • Children aged 0-2 may enter for free
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  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid until 16 Jan 2019
  • You must redeem this voucher for your entry ticket, one QR code for one person only

Opening Hours:

  • Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Closed on New Year’s Day, Lunar New Year’s Day holidays, Chuseok holidays, and Christmas

Address:

  • 4-6F, 35-4, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea

How To Get There:

  • By subway: Get off at exit No. 3 of Jonggak Station and turn around the Kumkang Shoe Building. Go straight about 200meters on the Insa-Dong street and then turn left
  • Get off at exit No. 6 of Anguk Station and go straight about 300 meters on the Insa-Dong Street and then turn right
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Reviews (35) 3.7
  • Hershee Joy 11 Oct 2018
    Very interactive Kimchi making class. The museum is small but very clean.
  • ERIKA MAE 18 Jul 2018
    Loved the museum! It was a good walk to the location since it’s located in Insadong. So we did a little shopping after visiting.
  • Herdy 24 Jun 2018
    Great experience to learn more about the history of kimchi, ingredients of kimchi and many more.
  • Desmond 15 Jun 2018
    Just look out for the signs in order to find the place 1. Walk along insadong until you see the sign (near 10-gil) 2. Walk towards the building, lift on the right 3. Take the lift to level 4, the museum reception is at the lift lobby
  • CATHERINE 13 Jun 2018
    This was an interesting experience, but I would strongly recommend that you also include the kimchi making class. The museum was a bit difficult to locate.
  • Jolyn 30 May 2018
    Learnt about the history of kimchi and also got to try different types of kimchi in the tasting room. There’s even a free hanbok rental for 30 minutes, overall pretty fun and it’s a good place for children.
  • TENG FENG CHARLES 29 May 2018
    Museum is a little difficult to find and its located in 4th floor of a small mall in Insadong. Museum is small and tickets are slightly expensive. Will take up to 45mins to finish the whole museum. However, the museum is quite informative and you actually get to try kimchi after visiting the museum.
  • FATIMAH 10 May 2018
    The place is quite difficult to find, it is inside a building at 4th floor. But you can experience wearing Hanbok while having a tour inside the kimchikan museum, have 3 different taste of kimchi for free.
  • HOW YONG 2 Apr 2018
    You have to book the Kimchi making classes 3 days in advance. For visiting the museum it is a good experience.
  • Shania 21 Dec 2017
    Nothing much but learn a little more about the history
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