Tourist Guide Information

Bukchon Heritage Studio (북촌민예관)

Bukchon Heritage Studio (북촌민예관)

  • Zip Code : 03052
  • Phone number : +82-2-5448403
  • Homepage
    (Korean, English)
  • Address : 1, Bukchon-ro 11ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Driving directions : 1) Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 2.
    Cross the road in front of Samcheong MG Community Credit Cooperatives - Gahoe Branch and walk toward Gahoe Gallery for 50m.
    Take a left in front of the gallery and walk along Bukchon-ro 11-gil for 100m to find the venue on your right. (10-min walk from the station)

    Or, take Village Bus 2 from Exit 2 and get off at Donmi Phamacy Bus Stop.
    The venue is about 40m into in the alley where Donmi Pharmacy is located.

Bukchon Heritage Studio is a hands-on culture space where visitors can experience traditional Korean cultural heritages. It is located in a large Korean-style house at the entrance of Bukchon Hanok Village.

The studio provides various things to see and enjoy in which the traditional and the new are harmoniously mixed. Exhibitions display artwork created by intangible cultural assets and great masters.  The exhibitions also present Korean traditions from ancient art to modern art and how the process has developed.  Also, chances to see the production process of Seoul’s traditional folk alcoholic beverage "samhaeju" and sample it are offered. Other hands-on programs include traditional food programs.

* First opened on April 5, 2013
* Founded by Cho Yongsik, Kim Yangsu, Kim Tonghwan
* Collection: statue of the Buddha from Goryeo Dynasty, metallic cultural assets such as a tower and incense burner, works of contemporary artists including Paik Nam-june, Seo Se-ok, Byun Chong-gon, and Choi Byung-hoon and modern and contemporary furniture designed by Ettore Sottsass, Michele de Lucchi, Gaetano Pesce, and George Nelson

Tourist site
  • Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-70-8834-8401
  • Day off : N/A (Open all year round)
  • Experience guide : [Samhaeju Academy]
    Period: 7 weeks
    Fares: 300,000 won per one person

    [Manufacturing Samhaeju]
    Hours: 2 hour
    Fares: Additonal inquiry requied

    [Sampling Samhaeju]
    Samhae Makgeolli, Samhae Yakju, Samhae Soju Set 10,000 won
  • Parking facilities : Not available
  • Admission Fees
  • Restrooms
  • Facilities for the Handicapped
    Not available
  • Korean Info. Service
  • Interpretation Services Offered
    Available in English, Chinese, Japanese
  • Reservation Info. for Natives
    Phone reservation required
  • Reservation Info. for Foreigners
    Phone or e-mail reservation required