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The Haegeumgang Museum (해금강 테마 박물관 South Korea

13th International Art Festival. October 25th, 2024.



Inaugurated in 2016, the museum is located next to the Haegeum River on the island of Geoje and was created to establish a link between the Korean tradition and contemporary art and culture. Built on two floors it houses the Museum of Modern Korean History, the Museum of European Decorative Accessories, and the Yukyung Art Museum. It is run by director and Chairman of International Culture and Art Federation in South Korea Yu Chun-up. Although the museum was half destroyed during a typhoon in 2019, it was fully restored and rebuilt in 2020.


On the first floor of the building, the permanent collection is exhibited, with objects about the Korean War and the Vietnam War.They also feature a room with European decorative objects donated to the museum.


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