The Busan Hanbok Experience Hall reopened at the new location on June 1 after completing its remodeling work over the last 7 months.
With a larger space and convenient access from public transportation, the Hanbok Hall has been relocated to the first floor of the BEXCO auditorium from the 1st Exhibition & Convention Center of BEXCO. It is equipped with numerous hanboks for visitors.
The Hanbok Experience Hall first opened in August 2013 aiming to promote Korean culture to domestic and overseas tourists. The number of visitors has been annually increasing since its opening with 9,257 in 2013, 18,822 in 2014, 20,756 in 2015 and 22,925 in 2016.
The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.
The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.
The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.