Kyujanggak images

Past Exhibition list

Permanent Exhibition in 2014: Kyujanggak Recorded Joseon
Period: January 22, 2014 ~ Before the opening of special exhibition
An exhibition to ruminate on King Jeongjo’’s intent in establishing Kyujanggak and take a look at various images from the history and tradition of the Joseon Dynasty through the representative archival cultural heritage of Kyujanggak.

Part 1: Jeongjo and Kyujanggak
Take a look at the materials that show various aspects of King Jeongjo, the scholarly monarch, and Kyujanggak, the academic institute he created.

Part 2: Memory of the World
Ruminate on the archival spirit of the Joseon Dynasty through the UNESCO Memory of the World such as the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty, Diaries of the Royal Secretariat, Record of Daily Reflections, and Royal Protocols of the Joseon Dynasty.

Part 3: Tradition of Historiography
Look back on the historical consciousness of the ancestors through the chronicles of the dynasties of Korea

Part 4: Administration of the Joseon Government
Take a look at the documents prepared for the state administration such as law books, family register, and cadastre.

Part 5: Yangban
Take a look at the materials that show the activities of aristocrats, the ruling class of the Joseon Dynasty.

Part 6: Thought and Religion
Take a look at the ideas and religions that greatly influenced the spiritual world of Korean people in ancient times such as the Neo-confucianism, Buddhism, Donghak, and shamanism.

Part 7: Science and Technology
Take a look at the materials showing the history of traditional science and technology.

Part 8: Literature and Art
Experience literary works such as novels and poems and also music and paintings.

Part 9: Joseon Drawn in Old Maps
Understand the science and art in the ancient times through the old maps of Joseon.

Part 10: The World Drawn in Old Maps
Take a glance at the Joseon people’’s perception of the world through the world maps.

Part 11: Korean Seen Outside, and the World Seen Inside
Take a look into the international exchange and the learning of foreign languages through the envoys and other opportunities in the traditional era.