An Interactive Journey through Korean History

Lotte Folk Museum

롯데 민속박물관

Witness the history of Korea from the Neolithic Age all the way to its independence from Japanese rule through a series of incredibly detailed and historically-accurate dioramas, miniature sets, and mock villages at the Lotte Folk Museum, conveniently located in the Lotte World complex. These exhibitions provide a plethora of information on the various periods of Korean history, giving visitors a well-rounded understanding of the country’s long history and culture in a creative, interactive way.


Neolithic Age
 Three Kingdoms Era
 Goryeo Dynasty


 Joseon Dynasty
 Colonial Period
 Performances & Events

The museum is organized in chronological order, with scenes of everyday life from each era displayed so visitors can better comprehend the major periods of Korean history and take pictures amongst the backdrop of various historical recreations, including a Japanese colonial-era street, and a recreation of the famous Anak Tomb.

You can also see adorable miniature recreations of Gyeongbokgung Palace and Korean village life as well as various historical artifacts. Towards the exit of the museum, you can visit the gift shop and even take photos in traditional costumes for a fee of 10,000 won. 

Operating Hours & Admission Fees

Operating Hours  Price  Duration 
09:30 ~ 20:00 (Last Admission 19:00)
Weekends / Holidays
09:30 ~ 21:00 (Last Admission 20:00)

 Adult (19+)  ₩5,000

Teenager (13-18)   ₩3,000
Child (3-12) ₩2,000

Senior (65 or over)₩3,000

 Approx. 60 minuties 
‌        - Infants under 36 months old get free admission (Please present documents for proof of age).

        - Free admission with a Lotte World Pass.


  • Photos and videos are allowed to be taken inside the museum. 
  • Please make sure your child does not run or scream inside the museum. 
  • Please put your phone on vibrate or silent in order to prevent any disturbances.
  • No food or drinks allowed inside.


Company NameLotte Folk Museum (롯데 민속박물관)
Category Tour & Sightseeing Tickets & Passes
URLs Homepage
Closed DaysN/A (Open year round)
Convenient FacilitiesExhibition halls, Education center, Pottery studio, Experience facilities, Restaurant, Traditional wedding space, Gift shop

40-1 Jamsil 3(sam)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea 40-1

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