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One of the heritage of the Jeju Island are the Haenyeo Ladies, I really admire their strength. This museum gives an understanding of their life style and their work. At the top of the museum, you will have beautiful view of the sea.
There are a few spots that feature the renowned Jeju women divers. However, this museum is a good place for one to be more acquainted on this tradition and the dwindling of this important part of Jeju history.
A small but wonderful museum to the extraordinary haenyeo divers. After a film in English and Korean a tour of the museum e poured the customs, costumes and significance of these amazing women and leaves you wondering about the future.
Good for an afternoon, you can learn lots about the women and how they shaped/ built Jeju. There are dioramas, videos, clothing throughout the history. I learnt a lot. Worth a view if you are in the area.
The women divers of jeju are famous for their free diving culture of gathering food from the bottom of the sea such as sea cucumber, sea weed, and various shellfish.
They are so dedicated to this that It is said that they will start their...More
As the Haenyeo is unique to Jeju, this museum is dedicated to them and their story. I found it very informative, interesting and of great value to understand the traditions of the island and the long association of these incredible women. Quality displays in Korean...More
I've been very interested in the haenyeo ever since I first visited Jeju-do. This museum has some interesting exhibitions about the life and work of the haenyeo. Admission is very cheap, a bit over 1000 won for an adult. It's recommended to watch the short...More
This was an amazing museum that I thoroughly enjoyed. A theater plays a documentary about the Haenyeo in several languages and the 3 exhibition halls show you how they lived, their equipment and how integral they are to the communities in which they live. The...More