Museums in Seoul

There are plenty things to do in Seoul and visiting museum here is a must! Down below you will see some of my favorite museums in Seoul.

D museum

D museum

Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, was opened by South Korea’s Daelim Group in 2002, and has its partner institutions, which are D-museum and D project space in Seoul. Daelim museums is known for its photo, design as well as its fashion-focused exhibitions however, D Museum is stealing a bit of the shine from Daelim with its <YOUTH> exhibition focusing on youth concept and youth culture that has been attracting undivided attention from various fields of contemporary art, fashion, and music, among others. ~ Daelimmuseum


Adress: Dokseodang-ro 29-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Phone: T. 070-5097-0020


National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

“The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is a contemporary art museum with the main museum in Gwacheon and it has three branches each in Deoksugung, Seoul and Cheongju. The museum was first established in 1969 as the only national art museum in the country accommodating modern and contemporary art of Korea and international art of different time periods. MMCA has established itself as a representative institution of Korean modern art.


Adress: 30, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 종로구 삼청로 30 (소격동)

Phone: +82-2-3701-9500


Seoul art center

“The Seoul Arts Center is the representative art complex of Korea. It is comprised of the Opera House, the Concert Hall, the Art Gallery, the Art Morgue, the Calligraphy Hall and the Performance Theater which is exclusively for plays. You can enjoy various performances and exhibitions at this one site. One of the prominent aspects of the Seoul Arts Center is that it was built to the quality of the world’s ten best art centers. You can watch movies and videos at the Art Morgue”. ~Visit Korea


Adress: 2406, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 서초구 남부순환로 2406 (서초동)

Phone: 02-580-1300



“The Daelim Museum, founded by the Daelim Group, was first established in Daejeon in 1996 and later moved to Jongno, Seoul in 2002. The art gallery studies, analyzes, and presents modern art through the lens of photography and holds exhibitions centered around photo media. The museum is located in the residential area of Tongui-dong, near the time-honored Gyeongbokgung Palace. The museum, which was designed by French architect, Vincent Cornu, and built by the Daelim Corporation, opened its door to the public in late May, 2002. Above all else, the museum was designed with consideration of the photos, which are very sensitive to humidity, light, and temperature”.~Visit Korea


Adress: 21, Jahamun-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 종로구 자하문로4길 21 (통의동)

Phone: +82-2-720-0667


National museum of Korea

“The national museum of Korea visitors can understand and appreciate the value of Korean history and culture through diverse experiences, events, and exhibitions. Their permanent collection offers a fascinating journey through thousands of years of history, from simple hand axes of the Paleolithic Age, to a splendid gold crown from the Three Kingdoms Period, exquisite celadon from the Goryeo Dynasty, masterful paintings from the Joseon Dynasty, to photos from modern times. By immersing themselves in such captivating artifacts and artworks, our visitors can come to understand the deep national pride that Koreans feel for their unique culture”.~


Adress: 137, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 용산구 서빙고로 137 (용산동6가)

Phone: +82-2-2077-9000

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