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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 4 days ago

Great sculptures out in the yards, interesting exhibits inside, permanent as well as rotating. Easily accessible but up a hill from Itaewon.

Thank mmezedd99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular collection of all of the Greats in Contemporary art. There is also charming exhibitions of Korean antiquities.

Thank rachelaP9640IO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The details of this museum are very unique. Since it is the Samsung museum you get the options having a samsung audio guide which was a really interesting museum experience. over all the artifacts are very old and different from what I was used to...More

Thank jessica367
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to visit the museum since my husband is an architect. The building is really nice & has an architectural essence that would definitely attract those with an eye of perfectionist and into art. There are 2 exhibition halls to visit. We were too...More

Thank Hamiza H
Reviewed 18 November 2017

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 16 November 2017 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 11 November 2017 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 8 November 2017

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 21 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
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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