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Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

747-18, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-890, South Korea
+82 2-2014-6900
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747-18, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-890, South Korea
+82 2-2014-6900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit when in Seoul. Artwork ranges from Modern to thousands of years old. This museum is a cross between the Museum of Natural History and the Whitney. Great outdoor space too.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the last Wednesday of the month they have half price admission. Which is the price that this gallery should be normally. We were impressed by the ceramics exhibit and some of the great modern art on display. Of particular interest was the piece by...More

Thank Junctionary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll make it short and sweet. I agree with virtually all the positive remarks I’ve read. Love the architecture, the collections, the flow of the place, the scale of the place and was not put off by the “no photography” rule nor did I find...More

Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really fantastic museum and a bit of a hidden gem, some of the Korean's I was working with hadn't heard of it. The Museum is split into two sections, contemporary art from International and Korean artists and also Ancient art and lots...More

Thank Marny C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I spent a couple hours exploring this wonderful museum in Hannam-dong, I took the subway to Hanganjin and it was a mere 15 minute walk away. The museum has an impressive collection of contemporary art from artists around the world and Korean artists in one...More

Thank yuki-ukko
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is made up of 3 interesting buildings each designed by a different architect. There are two galleries, one is a modern art exhibition and the other is Korean. Both are very good. The architecture is fantastic. The outside has a few interesting pieces....More

Thank samba104
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Set in quiet location in a trendy neighbourhood the museum building designed by world renowned architects is fascinating. I liked most the museum 1 building both in terms of architecture as well as collection. The audio guide which works automatically when you approach a piece...More

Thank RiaLaenen
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Visited on one of our last days here...not my favourite district but worth visiting for the gallery. As you'd expect from Samsung, this gallery is super modern, great architecture and great media guides. Before you pay to get into the museum, there are outdoor works...More

2  Thank NatalieL218
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A bit of a walk form metro stop. We were a bit disappointed by the works on display consisting of traditional art works and modern art. Spent under an hour here

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a lovely way to spend a couple of hours on a dry day so you can take advantage of the outdoor art park that includes some large sculptures. Indoors you will find there are two separate collections: one traditional and one contemporary. The...More

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Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
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