The Museum at the Lotte Hotel

The Lotte Hotel now features a museum on the first floor!

Sign for the museum in the Lotte Hotel lobby

The space is of prime value and the decision to create a museum within the hotel suggests the degree of cultural value given to museums in Korea these days.

Museum entrance

Somehow museums carry with them some signification of a more sophisticated life,  a more modern sensibility. Perhaps if one is looking at things in a museum that means one has left behind the process of development and is now  living in an “advanced nation.”

The museum exhibits

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