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The Independence Hall of Korea is a center dedicated to passing on the living spirit of the independence activists to generations of Koreans for a long time to come.
Below is a timeline of memorable events of the Independence Hall where the Korean spirit is alive.

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2012 2012.01.01 ~ 2012 12.31
  • 12.24 13 Cultural Properties registered as Modern Cultural Heritages in Music and Sports
  • 08.10 Special Exchange Exhibition for the 20th Anniversary of Korea-ChinaAmity and the 25th Anniversary of Independence Hall Opening opened
2011 2011.01.01 ~ 2011 12.31
  • 10.22 Memorial-Facility Experience Fair opened
2010 2010.01.01 ~ 2010 12.31
  • 10.20 The Experience Hall of the Independence Movement (seventh exhibition hall) reopened
  • 08.12 Donated Materials Exhibition Hall opened
  • 08.07 Commemorative Academic Symposium for the 100th Anniversary of Japan-Korea Treaty
  • 05.06 Historical Materials Donation Campaign launched in the Americas
  • 05.04 The Origin of the Korean People (first exhibition hall) reopened
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2009 2009.01.01 ~ 2009 12.31
  • 12.31 60 Volumes of The History of the Korean Independence Movement published
  • 08.13 Patriotic Struggle for National Independence (fifth exhibition hall) reopened
  • 04.10 Establishing the Great Korea reopened (sixth exhibition hall)
  • 04.09 Audio Tour System Service (MP3) launched
  • 04.02 Jangjamok Pine Tree (Eldest Son of the JeongIlPum Pine Tree, Natural Monument No. 103) planted
  • 03.01 Nationwide Historical Materials Donation Campaign launched
2008 2008.01.01 ~ 2008 12.31
  • 10.18 The Acorn Medal, the first 4-D Korean Independence Movement History movie premiered
  • 10.07 Balgeunnuri (Bright World) Education Center opened
  • 08.14 National Crisis by Japanese Imperialism (second exhibition hall), Struggles for National Rights (third exhibition hall) reopened
2007 2007.01.01 ~ 2007 12.31
  • 12.21 Kim Koo Exhibit in Haiyan, China reopened
  • 11.27 The Independence Hall voted Excellent Human Resources Development Institute in Korea
  • 08.15 The March First Independence Movement (fourth exhibition hall) reopened on the 20th Anniversary of the Independence Hall of Korea opening
  • 02.07 The 20th Anniversary of the Institute of Korean Independence Movement Studies
  • 01.17 Independence Hall of Korea Mascot ‘Haneolli’ (Great Spirit) introduced
2006 2006.01.01 ~ 2006 12.31
  • 11.07 Exhibit Room at the Republic of Korea Provisional Government Office in Chongqing, China reopened
2005 2005.01.01 ~ 2005 12.31
  • 05.18 Jurisdiction of the Independence Hall transferred from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (Act No. 7495)
2004 2004.01.01 ~ 2004 12.31
  • 11.06 Memorial Hall opened at the Republic of Korea Provisional Government Office in Yuzhou, China
  • 10.26 Simulacrum of the Monument to the King Gwanggaeto the Great unveiled
  • 07.24 National Traditions Exhibit (first exhibition hall) reopened
2002 2002.01.01 ~ 2002 12.31
  • 05.30 Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (seventh exhibition hall) reopened
2001 2001.01.01 ~ 2001 12.31
  • 12.20 Kim Koo’s and Korean Provisional Gov’t Leadership’s Shelters reopened in Jiaxing, China
  • 12.19 Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in Shanghai, China reopened
  • 06.20 Social and Cultural Movement (sixth exhibition hall) reopened
  • 04.28 30 million admissions reached
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1999 1999.01.01 ~ 1999 12.31
  • 07.16 War for Independence Hall (fifth exhibition hall) reopened
1998 1998.01.01 ~ 1998 12.31
  • 08.11 Exhibition of the Remains of the Japanese Government General Building constructed
1997 1997.01.01 ~ 1997 12.31
  • 05.27 Modern National Movement (second exhibition hall) reopened
1996 1996.01.01 ~ 1996 12.31
  • 05.14 Japanese Colonial Rule (third exhibition hall) reopened
1995 1995.01.01 ~ 1995 12.31
  • 08.15 Reunification Hill completed
  • 08.11 Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in Chongqing, China restored
1993 1993.01.01 ~ 1993 12.31
  • 05.17 March First Movement (fourth exhibition hall) reopened
  • 04.13 Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in Shanghai, China restored
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1987 1987.01.01 ~ 1987 12.31
  • 08.15 Independence Hall of Korea opened
  • 02.10 The Institute of Korean Independence Movement Studies established
1986 1986.01.01 ~ 1986 12.31
  • 08.20 Committee for the Construction of the Independence Hall of Korea dissolved; Independence Hall of Korea Corp. established
  • 05.09 The Independence Hall of Korea Law enacted (Act No. 3820)
1983 1983.01.01 ~ 1983 12.31
  • 08.15 Groundbreaking Ceremony (Construction begun)
  • 07.19 Plan for Collection of Exhibit Materials determined
1982 1982.01.01 ~ 1982 12.31
  • 12.23 Independence Hall of Korea Construction Site determined
  • 10.05 Committee for the Construction of the Independence Hall of Korea established
  • 08.31 Fundraising begun
  • 08.28 Independence Hall of Korea Construction Convention held