Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (DPRK) - Libraries and museums



The DPRK has more than 200 public libraries, the largest being the Grand People's Study House in P'yongyang, with 20 million volumes. In addition, there are research libraries at the academies of sciences and social sciences and at Kim Il Sung University.

Museums include the Korean Central Historical Museum, the Memorial Museum of the War of Liberation, the Korean Art Gallery, the Ethnographic Museum, and the Korean Revolutionary Museum, all in P'yongyang. There is a large museum at Mangyongdae, Kim Il Sung's birthplace, near the capital.

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