The historic wooden furniture of the Korea Furniture Museum is distributed throughout 10 traditional hanok houses, and a palatial main building, in a village setting designed to illustrate the way the Korean nobility lived during the Joseon dynasty. Situated in the Seongbuk neighborhood, the bucolic compound first opened its doors in 1993 when owner and director Chyung Mi-sook decided to present her personal collection of some 2,500 furniture pieces to the public. Visitors should book several days in advance of their visit. Korea Furniture Museum 121 Daesagwan-ro Seongbuk-dong Seongbuk-gu Seoul South Korea TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Like Clockwork In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades. Arts & Culture Music Issue 19 On a Grander Scale Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna now may live on the opposite side of the globe, but she’s determined to evolve while staying true to her roots. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Neighborhood: Fire Stations The firefighting profession has evolved over time from Ancient Rome’s rudimentary bucket brigades to today’s sleek life-saving departments.