Bucheon Pottery Museum
638, Sosa-ro, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea
Korean traditional culture reflecting on the lives of potters In Yeowol-dong, Ojeong-gu, Bucheon, a Jeommal pottery kiln site has existed since a long time ago. It was where people used to fire life earthenware from the late Joseon Period to 1980s, a place of which the joys and sorrows of ordinary citizens have remained intact. Looking back at the history of the Jeommal pottery kiln site, you may gain a deeper understanding of our traditional pottery culture.
Cultural value and various information that pottery holds The history of earthenware and pottery that were used for thousands of years as well as different kinds of earthenware can be viewed in a systematic fashion. The wisdom and cultural roots of our ancestors held inside the pottery can be experienced with all of our senses.
Creating a new cultural wave based on traditional culture The recent boom of wellbeing culture has shed a new light on traditional pottery. The harmony between traditional pottery culture and cultural preferences of present-day people who strive for a healthy lifestyle within nature as well as its growth potential can be studied.
|Closed on||Every Monday, day after legal holidays, January 1st, Chuseok and Korean New Year’s holidays|
|Admission fee||1,000 KRW for adults, 600 KRW for students, free for children under the age of 5, free for senior citizens over the age of 65 (based on individual admission)|
Bus No. 3, 3-1, 5, 8, 60, 95 (Get off at Yeowol Humansia Complex 1)
Get off at Sosa Station on Line 1, take a bus towards Bucheon Stadium (No. 60, 95)