Korea has a big history filled with wars. It has been invaded numerous of times and the best way to learn about it is to visit this museum. The museum gives a clear view of Korean War history. Although it is called a memorial, it’s more a museum. The museum houses approximately 33,000 artifacts with about 10,000 on display at indoor and outdoor exhibitions. There are six separate indoor halls, including Expeditionary Forces Room, Patriotic Memorial Room, War History Room, 6·25 Korean War Room, Development Hall and Large Machinery Room. The outdoor exhibition showcases large-sized weapons. Visitors of all ages from children to adults can also participate in 20 various educational programs and diverse cultural events such as military music and honor guard events, drawing contest, cultural event and more. The character of War Memorial of Korea is ‘Mudori’ featuring a helmet symbolizing the protection of the nation and a bay leaf meaning peace.The admission is around 3$ and is definitely worth a visit.
War Memorial Museum