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National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Seoul

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Great space with 6 exhibition halls to go through. Liked all the exhibits (5) open when I was... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
PeterBruceG
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Toronto, Canada
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lovely museum

Realy nice museum which will give you a lot information about Korean art and history up to app... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Anders H
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Transport: Metro - line 3 to Anguk station. Exit 1 Facility Highlights: Exhibition Space, Museum Archive, Project Gallery Space, Media Theatre, Multipurpose Auditorium, etc. Description: The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea...more
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30, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03062, South Korea
Jongno-gu
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Great space with 6 exhibition halls to go through. Liked all the exhibits (5) open when I was there. Friendly help by all the staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeterBruceG
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Realy nice museum which will give you a lot information about Korean art and history up to app. 1910. They have a great app, which you should download before you start your tour

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anders H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

this museum is great i went when it was raining and directly at the entrance they had bags for wet umbrellas and free lockers which was great! the exhibits were all very interesting and i got an English listening guide as i was walking around....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank FayeLG10
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Are you 65 year of onder the most musea are free. Orherwhise the entreefee is not zo high. The most musea are also culturele centra for learning. This musea is great to see and to visit. Inside is modern art

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank vilmatriplouis
Reviewed 8 April 2018

It was an interesting museum. Though, most of the displays were slightly too dark and/or disturbing. It's a really big museum, with modern spaces. The exhibits and exhibition style was interesting too. Their souvenir shop is pretty cool though.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

It's a big museum but most of the sections are closed or are not opened. There were only 3 areas opened the last time I visited and the entrance fee was $4000 Korean won. There's nothing really much to see, there's also this video showing...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank manucanuck
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Only an audiovisual presentation was available when I visited at basement level. I can not speak Korean but I watched it twice. It was a three concurrent large screen presentation. Famous as a preeminent academic, Professor Joan Kee, Professor of Art at the University of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The museum is located near the G palace. It provides 9 exhibition spaces for contemporary art mostly a Korean one. Ch city what is being exhibit but in any case once you are in the area worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank IamZozo
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Interesting museum, and many of the exhibits were short on inspiration and quite "average". However, some were quite interesting conceptually. I would say nothing was absolutely riveting here...

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank katherined158
Reviewed 14 January 2018

It was a pleasure to visit this museum. We were an extended family group of 10 and it seems there was something for everyone. we didn't even have time to explore the food options, but thoroughly enjoyed the art and various exhibits. The museum has...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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skby53
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As far as I know, night time on every Wednesday is free to the public (after 6:30 pm?)
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