Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum Exhibition

Category : Arts/Performances
Period :   Dec 20, 2016 ~ Sep 09, 2017

"For an Eternal Life" : Artifacts from Ancient Egypt

 

Special exhibition, Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum in New York, will take place at the National Museum of Korea from Dec. 20th, 2016 until April 9th, 2017. The special exhibition features 229 objects from the ancient Egyptian collection from the Brooklyn Museum, which are the best-known highlights of the Museum’s collection. Visitors will be able to see artifacts from Egyptian civilization, one of the four ancient civilizations in the world.

 

The exhibition's theme is "for an eternal life". It conveys the uniqueness of the ancient Egyptian civilization that can hardly be seen in other civilizations, such as Egyptian beliefs about the afterlife, the mummification for their eternal life, and mummies of divine animals.

 

The exhibition includes human and animal mummies, sarcophogi, sculptures, jewelry, and more. The artifacts are not mere objects, they provide a window into the minds and beliefs of ancient Egyptians regarding death and the afterlife. They covey the creativity, artistry, and hope for eternal life of the ancient Egyptians.

 

Enjoy the special journey in which they could encounter with the ancient Egyptians and their civilization at the National Museum of Korea!

 

• Way to go

-By Subway

Take Line 4 or the Jungang Line (Munsan-Yongmun) to Ichon Station. Go out Exit 2, and walk 150m toward Yongsan Family Park.

 

-By Bus

Blue Bus #400

Seobinggo-dong Community Service Center → Seobinggo Station → National Museum of Korea (or Yongsan Family Park) → Ichon Station → Yongsan District Tax Office → Yongsan Technical High School

Blue Bus #502

Isu Bridge → Seobinggo Station → National Museum of Korea (or Yongsan Family Park) → Ichon Station → Yongsan District Tax Office → Yongsan Technical High School

 

-Seoul City Tour Bus

The City Tour Bus's Downtown Palace Course has 22 stops. Tourists may get on or off at any stop (25 minute intervals between buses).

Hours: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm (Buses depart every 30 minutes, with the last bus departing at 6 pm.)

For more information, call +82-2-777-6090 (Seoul City Tour office).

 

Downtown · Palace Course (22 stops in total)

Gwanghwamun → Deoksugung Palace → Namdaemun Market → Seoul Station → The War Memorial of Korea(U.S.O) → Yongsan Station → National Museum of Korea → Itaewon → Myeong-dong → Namsangol Hanok Village → Ambassadorb Hotel → Shilla Hotel, Jangchungdan Park → N Seoul Tower → Hyatt Hotel → Dongdaemun Design Plaza → Daehak-ro → Changgyeonggung Palace → Changdeokgung Palace → Insa-dong → CheongWaDae → Gyeongbokgung Palace · The National Folk Museum of Korea · The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul → Sejong Center for the Performing Arts → Gwanghwamun

 

• Phone

+82-2-1688-9891

 

• Hours of Operation

Mon・Tues・Thurs・Fri 09:00-18:00
Wed・Sat 09:00-21:00
Sun・Holidays 09:00-19:00

 

• Fee

Adult 13,000 won / Youth (inc. college students) 11,000 won
Child 8,000 won / Baby 5,000 won
Senior Citizens (65 yrs. old and older) 6,000 won
(Group discounts available for parties of at least 20 people)

 

• More information

 - Conversation with curator: every wednesdays 19:00~19:30 from December, 21th

 - Audio guide is available with fee
 - Explanation of exhibition : tuesday~thursday (4 times)  am 10, 11/ pm 2, 3
                                             saturday~monday (2 times)  am 10 / pm 2

 

Location
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Address : 137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 04383, Republic of Korea

Location : Seoul-si > Yongsan-gu

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The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea and is the cultural organization that represents Korea. Since its establishment in 1945,[3] the museum has >> Read more
The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea and is the cultural organization that represents Korea. Since its establishment in 1945,[3] the museum has been committed to various studies and research activities in the fields of archaeology, history, and art, continuously developing a variety of exhibitions and education programs.

In 2012, it was reported that since its relocation to Yongsan District in 2005, the Museum has attracted an attendance of 20 million visitors, or over 3 million annually which makes it one of the most visited art museums in the world as well as third most visited in Asia and the most visited in South Korea.[4][5] A poll of nearly 2,000 foreign visitors, conducted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in November 2011, stated that visiting the Museum is one of their favorite activities in Seoul.[6] It is one of the largest museums in Asia
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National Museum of Korea
137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 04383, Republic of Korea
+82-2-2077-9000

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