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Haenyeo Museum, Jeju

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Haenyeo Museum gives a fascinating introduction to the culture of the region's hard-working female free-divers, otherwise known as Haenyeo. Literally translating as "sea women," the Haenyeo symbolize the Jeju province's semi-matriarchal family structure, and in the 1960s would account for 60% of Jeju'’s fisheries revenue, while 40% of Haenyeo husbands remained unemployed. Explore a recreation of a Haenyeo’s home, and her meals, and inspect displays of preserved diving equipment, including a pair of Haenyeo divers’ goggles and traditional swimsuit. Arrange your visit to Haenyeo Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Jeju using our Jeju online holiday planner .
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  • Divers here are PA but very strong. The old man went to war. Girls PA have to dive into the seafood food area around the coast of Jeju Island to find a family party. There are 3 parts to watch the video first, and then see the exhibition on the bottom floor. The rice is used to walk up the stairs to the 2nd floor. Show about community and work. PA Combination Another room has a photo of a hacker and a World Heritage registration certificate. The outside entrance is named Jeju Haenyeo Anti-Japanese Movement Memorial Tower.
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  • It's a great place to visit with children, parking is free and children are free for admission, adults, as well as admission ^^
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