Visitors to Seoul, South Korea can fill their time there with visits to many pleasant attractions. However, an inescapable part of the country's past and its present is the Korean War, which took place from 1950 to 1953. You can learn more about this pivotal event in Korea's history at the War Memorial of Korea, located in Seoul. It is one of the largest war museums in the world, and boasts both indoor and outdoor exhibition areas. Although the memorial has impressive armament displays, its stated mission is to remember the details of war so that the tragedies of war will never be repeated.