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National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon [MMCA Gwacheon] 국립현대미술관(과천관)

  • +82-2-2188-6114
313, Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Located in beautiful Gwacheon, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon displays works by Korean and international modern artists, as well as works by contemporary artists currently making waves in the art world. As well as its permanent collection, the museum generally presents several special exhibitions, which run for three to four months. For English information on the special exhibitions, visitors should check the Art Exhibitions section of VisitKorea’s “What’s On This Month” calendar, the link to which can be found on the main page. Most of the exhibitions can be seen free of charge, although some of the major special exhibitions may charge an admission fee. The museum’s six exhibition galleries are spread over three floors, and include a children’s gallery. The museum is conveniently located on the outskirts of Seoul near several other attractions, such as Seoul Grand Park and SeoulLand amusement park, so the area makes for a good day-trip.

Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2188-6114

・Parking Facilities : *Parking capacity: 153 Spaces (42 in Samgeori Parking Lot, 111 in Upper Level Parking Lot)
Parking wait time can take over 2 hours during weekends, holidays and peak seasons (Apr-May, Aug-Oct, etc.) due to traffic congestion around the museum's parking lots. It is more convenient to park your vehicle at Seoul Grand Park Parking Lot (4,000 won/day) and take the museum’s shuttle bus which departs from Seoul Grand Park Station, Exit No. 4.

*Using the Commercial Parking Lot at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
- Vehicles used for official business and participation in special meeting: Free
- Museum visitors (required to present museum admission ticket)
3,000 won for first 2 hours
1,000 won for each additional 30 minute period exceeding the first 2 hours
10,000 won at maximum daily charge

・Closed : Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day
* If Monday is a national holiday, the next day will be closed.

・Admission Fees : * Permanent Exhibitions: Free
* Special Exhibitions: Varies by exhibition
* Free admission:
Fourth Saturday of every month (including Special Exhibitions)
Visitors wearing hanbok

・Operating Hours : [Mar-Oct]
10:00-18:00 (Tue-Sun) / 10:00- 21:00 (Sat)
10:00-17:00 (Tue-Sun) / 10:00-20:00 (Sat)
※ Last admission: 1 hr before closing

Program Information


Reservation required for groups of 20 people or more
(Inquiries +82-2-2188-6236)


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