Kyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum, Korea

Kyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum, KoreaKyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum, Korea

The Kyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum is Korea’s first and largest museum exclusively established for the collection and display of antique maps. The collection includes antique maps and atlases produced in the West from the 16th century to the 20th century, historical data related to antique maps, and documents not only covering Korea but also its neighboring countries. The Kyung Hee University Hye Jung Museum will continue to work to become the central research organisation for the study of history, geography, and culture of Korea, as well as neighboring countries, and provide an excellent educational space for experts, students, and the general public to learn about Korean history through exhibitions.

Collection size: approximately 150 artifacts

Collection: A variety of antique maps with occidental and oriental maps which makrs the ‘East Sea’ as ‘Korean Sea’.  The museum also has in its holdings Korea’s treasure No.1598

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