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King Sejong Memorial Hall, Seoul

King Sejong Memorial Hall - Seoul, South Korea
King Sejong Memorial Hall
Cheongnyangri-dong, Seoul, South Korea 130-010Map
Dongdaemun-gu
+82 2 966 2571
Neighborhood: Dongdaemun-gu
Overview

This memorial hall was built in honor of the great King Sejong, who reigned in the 15th century. His achievements in the fields of music, science, and the Korean writing system are celebrated here. The museum features traditional musical instruments such as stone chimes and a six-string zither, and scientific instruments, including a sundial and a rainfall gauge. One room explores Sejong's development of the simple and logical Korean writing system, which made the written word accessible to all people. Admission: Adults KRW600 (group rate KRW500); students KRW400 (group rate KRW300).

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King Sejong Memorial Hall General Information
  • Open Hours: Sunday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Science & Technology
  • Nearest Train: Jongyangyni-Line 1
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