The War Memorial of Korea displays and exhibits the military history of Korea. It exhibits and preserves materials related to the Korean War and serves as a national moral educational venue. They constructed it to commemorate the military veterans, to memorialize all victims of wars, and to educate future generations by presenting different historical records and relics related to wars fought by Korea. It has been a representative tourist attraction of South Korea since its opening on June 10, 1994. It attracts more than 2 million domestic and foreign residents a year.
The War Memorial of Korea is equipped with various Exhibition Halls. It consists of several indoor exhibition rooms, including the National Memorial Hall, the War History Room, the Korean War Room, the Expeditionary Forces Room, the Armed Forces Development Room, the Donation Room, the Large Equipment Room, and an outdoor exhibition hall.