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Busan Museum of Art

58 APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan 48060, South Korea
+82 51-744-2602
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Wonderful collection

The current exhibit about the history of art in Busan is really interesting and informative. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalie B
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A perfect Saturday/Sunday afternoon

This is probably one of the better modern art museums in South Korea, and a perfect place to spent... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Trevor L
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“modern art” (10 reviews)
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58 APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan 48060, South Korea
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+82 51-744-2602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The current exhibit about the history of art in Busan is really interesting and informative. It covers Japanese occupation, art during the Korean War, contemporary art, etc. The recently acquired collection was good too. There’s English translation for most galleries. The museum is easy to...More

Thank Natalie B
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is probably one of the better modern art museums in South Korea, and a perfect place to spent a lazy Saturday or Sunday afternoon. The attached restaurant id good but pricey so try the foodtrucks nearby in the sculpture park as a yummy, cheaper...More

Thank Trevor L
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Probably one of the better modern art museums in Korea. The exhibits were interesting and varied, mostly early 2000's works from Korean artists (unfortunately all of the piece descriptions were in Korean regardless of the artist). Not sure if there is seasonal renovations, as when...More

Thank Brett P
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The main building has a few small exhibitions and is free, although several floors were closed, including the main sculpture garden. However, the Lee Ufan annex is worth the visit if you like his work, with walk-through sculptures of starkly lit boulders, white gravel floors,...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Two exhibits were advertised, but they filled maybe 10% of the museum, which was otherwise as empty as a new fridge. So unless current exhibits sound compelling, it's not worth your time.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

1) Strange museum — almost no visitors on a week day, building is quite big, but exhibitions are tiny. Lot of empty space without people. 2) Closed on mondays. 3) Free admission for permanent exhibition. 4) Children' museum.

Thank FiendsOnly
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Visited while in busan in November 2016. Easy access via the busan metro. I only was in the building with the gift shop which had some French impressionist prints to purchase. Modern art style in exhibits. Multi level museum. In one exhibit you could enter...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Art museum is so so, big and they have nice collection, but i would like to recommend Ufan Lee's museum. It placed inside of Busan Art museum. there is extra charge. but the collection and building is so beautiful.

Thank young92
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The building is not that special for a museum of art, but this does not matter because the two exhibitions we saw were nice. The museum only has temporary exhibitions. Whether you enjoy the place, it really depends. And I am the lucky one. Try...More

Thank ykyipky
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised with the theme of the Busan Biennale and the exhibition in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Lee Jung Seob. Both exhibitions were impeccably curated and it was enjoyable just wandering around and learning more about Korean art. Definitely worth a visit if...More

Thank YuhTing
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