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Monday, November 21, 2011



visit daegu tourism page has done a good article on daegu museums. original article can be seen here thru facebook https://www.facebook.com/#!/notes/visit-daegu-2011_eng/all-about-daegus-famous-museums-1/221250544610610


This entry was reprinted on TheKoreaBlog
http://blog.korea.net/?p=6205

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All about Daegu's famous Museums - #1



by Visit DAEGU 2011_eng on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 9:35am







Daegu Modern History Museum

 



 

Address: #33 Pojeong-dong ,jung-gu,Dae-gu

Tel: 053-606-6431

http://artcenter.daegu.go.kr/dmhm/

 

Overview

This building, built in 1932, is the modern cultural heritage as the Daegu branch of Joseonsiksan Bank, and it has been used as Korea Development Bank since 1954.

 

The Renaissance style building has characteristic features such as plain walls and a slab roof that emphasizes the horizon and has been designated as Tangible Cultural Heritage No. 49 in 2003.

Daegu Modern History Museum opened in 2011, donated by the Daegu Urban Development Corporation in 2008.

 

The expense of this project was 9,340,000,000KW for the Museum, and it is equipped with a 2-story ground, 1 basement, the exhibition room, special exhibit room, experience room, cultural lecture room, and the library with a total area of 1,971 square meters.

 

Business Hours

April~October : 09am~19pm,

November~Next March : 09am~18pm (No operation on Mondays)

Fare

Free

Facilities for the handicapped

Unavailable

Tourist Guide in Korean

Available

 

Foreign Language

Unavailable

 

 

Daegu Art Museum

 



 

Address: #374 Samduk-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu 

Tel: 053-790-3000

http://www.daeguartmuseum

 

Overview

Daegu Art Museum was built as the main cultural space of Daegu was built as the cultural space to represent Daegu which will lead the trend of Daegu’s contemporary fine art such as providing the opportunity of cultural nostalgia to its citizens along with re-establishing the modern‧contemporary fine art history of Daegu, discovering local artists and supporting the creative activity.

 

It was completed in May, 2010 after about four year’s construction after starting the construction in May, 2007 to be opened in May 25, 2011. The art museum is organized as valuable storage, educational area, office area and resting area along with exhibition room with a building of 1 basement floor and 3 floors to the total floor area of 21,701㎡.

 

Daegu Art Museum is trying to provide various fine art cultures with activities through collection, exhibition, research and international exchange of fine art works and materials by each genre.

 

It also sets the operation objective as the role of space for self-realization to raise the cultural standard of citizens as well as the role of edutainment center based on wide range of experience.

 

Daegu Art Museum will fulfill its role as an art museum which is open toward to future of extending the base of fine art population and leading the trend of contemporary fine art along with providing the place of artistic encounter to the public through the discovery of artists in Daegu area, support of creative activities and mutual exchange.

Business Hours

April~October 10:00 - 19:00 / November~March 10:00 ~ 18:00(Closed : Mondays)

Fare

Children and Teenagers(7~19), Soldiers : 700 won

Aults : 1,000 won

Facilities for the handicapped

Available

Tourist Guide in Korean

Available

Foreign Language

Available

 

 

Korea Video Museum

 



 

Address: #2-1 Hwajeon-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu 

Tel: 053-423-4732

http://www.kvm.or.kr/

email: sizzii@chol.com

 

Overview

This is the smallest museum in the world, and the only video camera museum. It collects, preserves, and displays video cameras, TVs, and movie films from all over the world. It contributes to the development of the Korean video arts industry.

Business Hours

10:00 - 17:00

Fare

Free

Facilities for the handicapped

Unavailable

Tourist Guide in Korean

Available

Foreign Language

Unavailable

 

 

Yeongnam University Museum

 



 

Address: #214-1 Dae-dong, Kyeongsan-si, Kyeongsangbuk-do

Tel: 053-810-1707

http://www.yumuseum.net

 

Business Hours

10:00 - 17:00(Weekdays), Entrance permitted before 16:30

Fare

Free

Facilities for the handicapped

Elevator

Tourist Guide in Korean

Group viewing information, exhibition information, Cultural Guide

Foreign Language

Unavailable

 

 

Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Culture Center(Former Yangnyeongsi Exhibition Hall)

 



 

Address: #52-1 Namseong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu

Tel: 053-253-4729

http://herb.daegu.go.kr

email: jo-8965@hanmail.net

 

Overview

Located in Daegu's Herb Medicine Alley, the Culture Center is maintained by the Yangnyeongsi Preservation Foundation. Daegu's Yangnyeongsi was a famous herb market that attracted visitors from China and Japan. The Yangnyeongsi Exhibition Hall was built in 1993 to revive the old fame and glory of the market. The exhibition features various oriental medicinal herbs as well as objects and texts related to Oriental medicine.

Business Hours

AM 10:00 ~ PM 05:00

Fare

Free

Facilities for the handicapped

Unavailable

Tourist Guide in Korean

Sang-gi Park

Foreign Language

Interpreter Insuk Choi (Japanese), English and Chinese interpretation available upon request.

 

 

Weolgok History Museum(inside Wolgok History Park)

 



 

Address: #883-1 Sangin-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu

Tel: 053-642-5516

 

Overview

This is a history museum that displays various artifacts related to Woo Baeseon and his family, as well as artifacts relating to contemporary life. The first floor displays 500 artifacts from Woo's surroundings, and the second floor features databases. The outdoor exhibition hall recreated an old Korean home with various tools and artifacts to help visitors imagine contemporary life.

Business Hours

10:00 - 17:00(Summer), 10:00 - 16:00(Winter)

Fare

Free

Facilities for the handicapped

2 restrooms for the disabled within museum (2F)

Tourist Guide in Korean

Jongmyeong Kim (Guide)

Foreign Language

Foreign Language Guides: Suji Lee (English), Yonggon Kim (Chinese), Jeonghee im (Japanese)

 

 

Daegu University Central Museum

 



 

Address: #15 Naeri-ri, Jinryang-eup, Kyeongsan-si, Kyeongsangbuk-do

Tel: 053-850-5621

http://museum.daegu.ac.kr/

 

Overview

Daegu University’s Central Museum offers several galleries that allows visitors to see Korean culture and art from prehistoric ages to the Joseon era, as well as the history and future of Daegu University.

Business Hours

09:00 – 17:00

Fare

Free

Facilities for the handicapped

Restrooms, parking lot

Tourist Guide in Korean

Guide

Foreign Language

Unavailable

 

 

Songgwang Maewon(Songgwangmae Memorial Museum)

 



 

Address: 34-7 Deokgok-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu

Tel: 053-981-4562

http://www.skmuseum.co.kr

email: skmuseum@hanmail.net

 

Overview

The memorial center was born in 1975 as President Kown established a production tool research center in Nam-gu Daemyeong-dong. It features displays of archaeological materials that are difficult to find in modern research.

Business Hours

10:00 ~ 17:00

Fare

Preschool students & seniors over 65: Free; Children/Youth: \500, Adults \1000

Facilities for the handicapped

Unavailable

Tourist Guide in Korean

Kyeong-Ae Yun (guide)

Foreign Language

Basic English and Japanese Possible

 

 

Source: http://tour.daegu.go.kr/eng/main.asp
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