Dongsan Medical Missionary Museum
As Keimyung University"s Hill Medical Center met its 100th anniversary, it established the private homes of two missionaries into a missionary museum and a medical museum, respectively. In 2001, it opened the Education-History Museum to display a century"s worth of history and medicine. In 2002, the Daegu March 1 Movement Gallery was opened, to be followed by the 2002 World Cup Memorial. The Hill Medical Center Medical Missionary Museum honors those from the past while preserving and displaying various materials to provide education for modern visitors.
10:00 - 16:00
Daegu Bangjjayugi Museum
Daegu Bangjja Yugi Museum is Korea"s first bronzeware-specialized museum built to preserve the Bangjja Yugi, a traditional cultural property. It also aims to hand down its manufacturing technology to posterity so that the excellence of traditional Korean cultural assets may continue to be presented, and the development of local culture will be promoted. The Museum houses 1,480 items of Yugi in 275 types donated without compensation by Mr. Lee Bong-ju, who made and collected Yugi. Artisan LEE Bong-ju was designated by the central government in 1983 as the Important Intangible Cultural Asset No. 77. It is rare to find countries in the world that preserve Yugi manufacturing technology. Under these circumstances, the Daegu Bangjja Yugi Museum will do its best in building diverse cultural contents with IT and CT integrated in order to meet the age of cultural competition in the 21st century. This will help to attract the attention of new generations, and motivate them to foster cultural infrastructures unique to this area.
○What is Bangjja Yugi?
Bangjja Yugi(Korean Bronzeware) is made by a method wherein an alloy of copper and tin, in the ratio of 78 parts to 22, is pounded and hit repeatedly by several people with hammers in hand to draw it out thinly to form a shape. Major items of Bangjja Yugi include musical instruments, utensils and other items for religious services, tableware and living goods. Recently teaspoons, knives and forks have also been made by Bangjja Yugi with the change of lifestyle.
November, 2000: Basic planning established
July, 2004: Construction started
November, 2006: Exhibits set up
May 25, 2007: Museum opened
○Outline of Museum
Floor space: 3,758㎡ (one story below and two above ground)
Exhibition rooms: 3 permanent exhibition rooms
(Yugi Room, Donated Items Room, Reproduction Room) and 1 special exhibition room
Subsidiary facilities: Data search room, Meeting room, Video presentation,
Outdoor performance stage
This is a space to take you to the origin of Bangjja Yugi. It presents the history of Bangjja Yugi and shows the spirit of artisans who take over the Yugi techniques. In addition, the types of Yugi and its materials are introduced and the manufacturing process of Bangjja, Jumul, and Half-Bangjja Yugi are shown. To help you understand how prosperous it was in the past, the model of a workshop and a shop at the Napcheong Village in the 1390s is reproduced here. In this room, the changes of tableware from the pre-historic times to the present can be understood. Bangjja brazen vessels, a vessel of life, are on display and the scientific effects of Bangjja Yugi are presented through 3D images. You can also undergo a hands-on experience of the sound made by Bangjja brazen musical instruments.
Donated Items Room
A Donated Items Room exhibits the high quality Yugi selected from those which were donated by Mr. Lee Bong-ju, who is very famous as one of the great masters of Bangjja Yugi. The Yugi is on display by types, which are Yugi for daily use, utensils and other items for religious services and tableware. The life of Mr. Lee Bong-ju, a great master in Yugi, is also introduced through a video presentation.
The reproduced workshop and shop in the reproduction room help you to understand the manufacturing process of Yugi and the mode of dealing through a glimpse of the Yugi industry in the past.
Visiting Hours: 10am ~ 7pm (April ~ September), 10am ~ 6pm (October ~ March)
Closed: January 1, Lunar New Year & Chuseok holidays, Mondays, Special occasions set by the Museum
Admission Fees: Free
- Please be careful not to cause inconveniences to other visitors
- Taking pictures is not allowed in the exhibition rooms
- Food, pets or smoking are not allowed
○How to get to the Museum
Bus: Express 1, Palgong 1(bound for Donghwasa Temple)
399, Dohak-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu
Tel: 053-606-6171 Fax: 053-606-6179
04/01 ~ 10/30 : 10:00 ~ 19:00
11/01 ~ March : 10:00 ~ 18:00
Bukseongno Tools Museum
Bukseongno Tools Museum, which revived a building that was used as a rice granray in the 1930s. Tools which had been used at that time during Japanese colonialism are on display. A Craftsman"s room which reproduced the works place of technician, and a space where you can experience history of Bukseongno Toools street.
• Hours : 10:00~17:00
• Closed : Every Sunday , Holiday
DTC(Daegu Textile Complex) Textile Museum
You can watch at DTC Textile Museum The Past, Present and Future of textiles, including the work of famous designers such as high-tech textile products, the first Korea"s textile industry and companies which made the best record and so on.
In Children"s Museum, You can also have various kinds of experiences like automobiles made of carbon fiber, fashion design.