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KOREAN FOLK VILLAGE


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KFV was created with a view to presenting the national culture to local and international tourists by collecting in one place the folk customs in our culture that have been passed down for a long time.
The Joseon period village in KFV is composed of real houses relocated and reconstructed from different parts of the country,
thus enacting the culture in daily life through four seasons based on thorough historical verification and consultation.
Presenting experience-style outdoor exhibitions, craft in daily life continuing traditional methods, and seasonal customs marked by solar terms.


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Description

KFV has since its foundation in 1974 been loved as a tourist destination that provides vivid cultural experience as well as traditional culture set in beautiful nature.
The Korean tradition is the Korean people’s mode of life that has permeated every portion of our contemporary life.
The role of KFV consists in renewing the value of our traditional culture and preserving it so that it may shine throughout the world.
Come and join in witnessing in the traditional culture cherished by KFV the value that it continues to create in experiencing past and present and opening up future.

Admission

Korean Folk Village
Visitor Admission Free pass
Adult Individual 15,000 won 24,000 won
Group 12,000 won 18,000 won
Adolescent Individual 12,000 won 19,000 won
Group 10,000 won 16,000 won
child Individual 10,000 won 17,000 won
Group 8,000 won 14,000 won

Major Place

Korean Folk Museum

Korean Folk Museum

Presenting a sweeping view of the life in rural community and traditional culture in daily life in the late Joseon period, TKorean Folk Museum creates a vivid image of the yearly life of four farming families in Yongin that unfolded on the 24 solar terms through four seasons from cradle to grave during the late Joseon period. As an exhibition hall where people can easily learn and experience the traditional culture of the country, Korean Folk Museum is loved by visitors.

The World Folk Museum

The World Folk Museum

Opened on Sep. 22, 2001, KFV The World Folk Museum is composed of nine permanent exhibition buildings. With 3,000 or so items of cultural heritage collected from the five oceans and seven continents, the Museum provides exhibition areas for different cultures, which present clothing, food, and housing, technology for livelihood, and culture and arts of each country.

Mask Dance Exhibition Hall

Mask Dance Exhibition Hall

KFV Mask Dance Exhibition Hall presents a vivid display in a diorama of various masked dances such as Bongsan Masked Dance and Bukcheong Lion Dance Drama with explanations of masked dances from different parts of the country. Also, at the entrance of the exhibition hall, visitors can see an artisan making various masks.

Pottery Exhibition Hall

Pottery Exhibition Hall

KFV Earthenware Exhibition Hall collects in one single place items of earthenware that provide a peek at the wisdom of our ancestors. First made in the period of Three Kingdoms, earthenware has since been used in close connection with the traditional life of our ancestors and at the same time provides excellent pieces for folk painting and patterns demonstrating artistic beauty. Earthenware Experience Hall, which provides an opportunity to make earthenware carrying natural leisure and richness, is a place loved by families, group or international visitors.

Location

#90 Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Hours

2~4 Weekdays 09:30 ~ 18:00/Weekend 09:30 ~ 18:30
5~9 Weekdays 09:30 ~ 18:30/Weekend 09:30 ~ 19:00
10 Weekdays 09:30 ~ 18:00/Weekend 09:30 ~ 18:30
11~10 Weekdays 9:30 ~ 17:30/Weekend 09:30 ~ 18:00

Tel

+82-31-288-0000

Homepage

http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr/multi/english/

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