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National Museum of Korea, Seoul

National Museum of Korea - Seoul, South Korea
National Museum of Korea
135 Seobinggo ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea 140-026Map
+82 2 2077 9000/+82 2 2077 9047
Neighborhood: Yongsan-gu

This is one of the most extensive museums in Seoul, housing art and archaeological objects from Korean prehistory through to the end of the Chosun Dynasty (1910). Throughout the three-floor museum, there are 13,000 artifacts in six permanent galleries on display. Audio guides, touch screens, and video rooms all help to bring the ancient world alive here. In addition to regular exhibitions, the museum offers special educational programs such as public lectures, arts and crafts classes, and special tours. There are over 220,000 objects in the collections. In addition there are special exhibition halls, education facilities, a children's museum, a huge outdoor exhibition area, restaurants, cafes, shops, and other amenities.

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National Museum of Korea General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Wednesday from 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Thursday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Saturday from 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Sunday from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Ichon Station
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