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Maniker Story Museum & Cafe  (마니커 닭 박물관) - Previously Seoul Chicken Art Museum - moved from Seoul to Gyeonggi-do in 2013. As per its name, this museum specialises in chicken art from around the world - Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. The symbolism represented by chickens varies from one culture to another. In Korea, wood carvings of chickens were used in funerals to decorate coffins as the chicken was seen as a messenger between heaven and earth, between this world and the next.
Address : 141-4 Habongahm-dong, Dongdoochunsi, Gyunggido (3189 Byeongwha-ro)
경기도 동두천시 하봉암동 141-4 (평화로 3189)
Tel: 031-928-5899
Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 / Closed Mondays and Holidays (Lunar New Year and Chuseok)
Admission W4,000 Adults / W2,000 Children / 50% discount for group of 20+.
Direction: Soyosan Station (Subway Line 2, Stop 100). Go out Exit 1 and cross the street. Go left and walk to the bus stop (about 50m). Take bus #53-5, 39-2, 53-1, 39, 36 to Manikeo Station (It's a 3.05km ride with 5~6 stops between stations. Get off the bus at Manikeo station. Go straight to the north along the car street about 50m,  then cross the street, going left along the street 150m.
 

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Last Updated on 2013-08-19


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