Address: 206, Jeonseo-ro, Pungcheon-myeon, Andong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Address in Korean: 경상북도 안동시 풍천면 전서로 206 (풍천면)
Phone: 82- 54-853-2288
Admission / Participation Fees
Adults (ages 19-65): 2,000 won / Group: 1,500 won
Youths (ages 7-18) &Seniors : 1,500 won / Group: 1,000 won
* Group: 30 people or more
From Andong Bus Terminal or Andong Station,
Take Bus 46 bound for Hahoe Village (하회마을) and get off at the museum.
* Bus 46 Info: 06:20-18:20, runs 10 times a day
* ATTN: There is no stop at the mask museum, so ask the bus driver to drop you off at the museum (하회동 탈 박물관, Tal Bangmulgwan).
From Seoul to Andong.
It takes about 3 hours 40 minutes from Seoul By train.
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Hahoe Mask Museum is located in Andong Hahoe Village, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Important Folklore Material No. 122. Hahoe Village is a representative traditional Korean folk town and is the home of the Hahoe Mask (National Treasure No. 121) and the Byeolsin Gut Mask Dance (Important Intangible Cultural Properties No. 69). The museum not only displays Hahoe masks, but also other traditional masks from all over the world.
The museum consists of a 1-story main building, a two-story annex building, an outdoor event garden, and a research room. The research room houses a wide range of books, documents, and video-audio materials related to masks.
At the museum, you’ll encounter time-honored Korean masks that have long since been used in a variety of traditional mask dances. Masks include Bongsan, Gangnyeong, and Eunnyul masks from Hwanghae-do province; Sandaenori masks (YeongjuByeolsandae and SongpaSandaenori) from Seoul; Yaryu (DongraeYaryu, and SuyeongYaryu masks) and Ogwangdae (GoseongOgwangdae, GasanOgwangdae, TongyeongOgwangdae masks) from the Yeongnam region; Hahoe masks from Andong; YeonghaeByeolsin Gut masks; YeonggwangNongakjapsaek masks; YecheonCheongdanNoreum masks; the GangneungGwanno Mask of the GangneungDano Festival; the Deotboegi mask of Namsadangnori; and Cheoyong, Bangsangssi ceremonial masks.
Exhibition Hall I (Korean Chamber) 297㎡
Exhibition Hall II (International Chamber) 247㎡
Exhibtion Hall III (African Chamber) 247㎡
Korean Masks: 20 types, over 300 masks
International Masks: 30 countries, over 500 masks
Other artifacts: over 300 masks
Exhibition Hall Information
- Exhibiton Hall I (Korean Chamber): 200 masks including 13 types of masks designated as Important Intangible Cultural Properties; 2 types of masks designated Local Cultural Assets; masks used for the Narye Ceremony; YecheonCheongdanNoreum masks.
- Exhibition Hall II (International Chamber): international masks from France, New Zealand, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, etc.
- Exhibtion Hall III (African Chamber): masks mainly from the Congo and Zaire as well as from Nigeria, Lesotho, Tanzania, Kenya, Gana, etc. Also on display are musical instruments, and items and drawings about daily life in each country.