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Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art 리움 삼성미술관

  • +82-2-2014-6901
  • www.leeum.org
60-16, Itaewon-ro 55-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, exhibits traditional and modern works of art by Korean and international artists. The museum itself is just as fascinating as the works of art on display, since its three buildings were designed by the internationally renowned architects, Mario Botta, Jean Nouvel, and Rem Koolhaas.

MUSEUM 1 houses traditional Korean works of art, such as calligraphy, paintings, ceramic arts, and metal craftwork, while MUSEUM 2 displays modern and contemporary art by both Korean and foreign artists.

On Saturday and Sunday guided tours in English are conducted at 3pm. If you plan to visit during the weekdays and wish to receive an English guided tour, you will need to call at least 2-3 days in advance to make a reservation. Audio guides in English, Japanese, and Chinese are available, which provide detailed information on the works of art. These can be rented at the museum for a small fee.

This is one of the places that the "first ladies of the Seoul G20" visited during the G20 Summit in Seoul in November 2010. This attraction represents the beauty of Korea.

Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2014-6901

・Parking Facilities : Limited parking space. Use of public transportation recommended.

・Closed : Every Monday, New Year's Day, Seollal, Chuseok

・Admission Fees : [Individuals]
Permanent Exhibitions:
Adults 10,000 won / Teenagers 6,000 won / Seniors & People with disabilities 5,000 won

Planned Exhibitions:
Adults 8,000 won / Teenagers 5,000 won / Seniors & People with disabilities 4,000 won

Day Pass:
Adults 14,000 won / Teenagers 8,000 won / Seniors & People with disabilities 7,000 won

[Groups]
Permanent Exhibitions:
Adults 7,000 won / Teenagers 4,000 won

Planned Exhibitions:
Adults 6,000 won / Teenagers 6,000 won

* Group : 20 or more (Book 3 days in advance to get a 30% discount.)
* Admission fee is subject to change depending on planned exhibitions.
* Discounted admission on ‘Culture Day’ (the last Wednesday of each month).

・Operating Hours : 10:30 - 18:00
※Last admission is 30 mins before closing

Program Information

Info. Services for Koreans

[Digital guide] Rental fee 1,000-2,000 won
[Planned / Permanent Exhibition] Operated following the schedule. (Refer to the homepage.)

Access

[Subway]
Hangangjin Station (Seoul Subway Line 6), Exit 1.
-Walk straight for 100m in the direction of Itaewon.
-Go into the first alley to the right, which will be signposted for the museum.
-Walk up the hill for about 5 minutes.

60-16, Itaewon-ro 55-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

  • Subway Line 6 Hangangjin (한강진)- 302.3m
  • Subway Line 6 Itaewon (이태원)- 570.1m

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