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MMCA - National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

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Fantastic place to spend the day, wonderful exhibitions and lovely architecture.

MMCA is quite easy to get to, it's right next to the ancient palace Kyung Bok Gung. The area itself... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
jules_tai
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Macau, China
" one of the best Art Museum "

" so awesome because the admission is FREE! Perfect place to visit especially those who love... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2016
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31 Aug 2017
“Fantastic place to spend the day, wonderful exhibitions and lovely architecture.”
18 Apr 2017
“Long haul”
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Since 1986 this fine arts museum has been a cornerstone of Korean culture and art education.
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313, Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do 427-701, South Korea
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+82 2-2188-6000
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

MMCA is quite easy to get to, it's right next to the ancient palace Kyung Bok Gung. The area itself is artsy and even if the exhibitions are not to your taste, it wouldn't be half bad to just stroll the surrounding area after your...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jules_tai
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

A long metro ride and then 10 minutes bus ride on the free shuttle bus to get to this museum, so you need to have plenty of time in hand for a visit. External sculptures as well as 6 main galleries. Check what's on before...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

" so awesome because the admission is FREE! Perfect place to visit especially those who love paintings, collections , and some unique arts. Great to know that some of the paintings and arts here have history to tell people. Best place as well for students...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Leila B
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This was a really nice museum and I was quite surprised to discover admission was free. There was a great variety of exhibits, which I really enjoyed. The grounds of the museum were beautiful, with a reflection pool where you could sit under an umbrella...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank JessPlum
Reviewed October 22, 2015

To see outside of the window After I saw the paintings. I soon realise there is. Hold my breath And feel. NATURE. Nothing's special But tells me something.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Harin J
Reviewed June 7, 2015

I'm not really an art person but i enjoyed my afternoon here. Getting there was EASY. After coming off the Grand Seoul station (line 4) exit 4, a few meters away is a shuttle bus going to the museum. It runs every 20 mins and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Manila_trvl
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Came here for a culture fix and was pleasantly surprised by how much there was. The permanent collection and some exhibitions are free, although several temporary exhibitions are extra (the cost though is a few USD equivalent only). The museum itself is in Gwacheon, and...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank mjb1001
Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant permanent collection (free entry) with meaningful descriptions in English and Korean. Beautiful facilities with a thoughtful layout and good options for dining. Definitely worth the trek out to Seoul Grand Park.

Thank Damon S
Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a new world class museum in Seoul Korea. It is brand new and most people are not aware of it. The exhibits are very modern and cutting edge in the world of art modern art. The exhibit spaces are very large and can...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank ESTEVE A
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great contemporary art museum. This branch at Gwacheon is probably the best of the various branches around Seoul, certainly the biggest. Its mostly Korean artists, mostly contempoary work. As with all contemporary art museums you won't like every piece, but for me there were more...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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