The Provisional Capital Memorial Hall, also known as 임시수도기념관 in Korean, stands as a museum in Busan, South Korea. Originally serving as the official residence for the Gyeongnam provincial governor since its completion on August 10, 1926, it was repurposed during the Korean War as the dwelling for President Syngman Rhee when Busan became the provisional capital of South Korea for three years. In 1984, it transformed into the Provisional Capital Memorial Hall, showcasing a collection of artifacts and photographs from the Korean War. From April 2000 to November 2001, extensive renovations were undertaken, culminating in its present state, which includes the addition of the Photographic Gallery displaying an array of Korean War photographs. It was declared Designated Artifact #53 of Busan Metropolitan City, this memorial hall preserves the historical significance of Busan's role as the provisional capital during the Korean War.
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