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Seoul Museum of Art

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High quality photo exhibitions

This is my first time visiting this small museum of photography which is opposite the Olympic Park... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Hong Kong, China
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If you like Art then you love this place

Not very far from Deoksugung Palace, just walking distance. You will find a good Museum with an... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia
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61 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04515, South Korea
+82 2-2124-8800
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

J. Fredric May is a former photojournalist and filmmaker. In 2012, he suffered a major stroke that left him legally blind and subject to extraordinary hallucinations. This life-changing event altered his artistic vision, opening up an entirely new visual style. May’s fragmented and compelling images...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This is my first time visiting this small museum of photography which is opposite the Olympic Park. This time, the exhibition is 'Nature as A Playground', which features selected works of some Korean and Scandinavian photo artists. To my pleasure, some of the works/artists are...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Artists are showcase here. Would do with some international exhibit to extend the range. A good way to spend a hot afternoon.

Thank HockLye
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The building and outdoor property are beautiful but I was surprised when I walked around inside. It's bright and has well sized rooms, but I don't think they're taking advantage of the space available. I was expecting a great deal more exhibits so the relatively...More

1  Thank carolinelD3309MO
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Not very far from Deoksugung Palace, just walking distance. You will find a good Museum with an extraordinary art pieces inside. When i came here, there is an exhibition about modern art and show some good art masterpiece from local and international artist. when in...More

Thank StanlyFredrik
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The best part of this art museum is the free entrance part. Myself in particular loved the display of art work presenting the korea peninsula reunification. Upon entering the museum you will see an art work with glass bottles filled with water along with a...More

1  Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I disagree with the last reviewer but not entirely. I thought that the reunification exhibit lacked unity, sometimes lacked interpretability (in ODD abstract pieces paired with an OCCASIONAL lack of universal English descriptions, though ...there were for the most part). YET, I feel that the...More

Thank JimboDavies1980
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Not very interesting compared to other galleries. A couple of interesting pieces on unification, but only a couple. A lack of signage in English and Chinese. Maybe better for a Korean speaker.

Thank G M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

It located very near at City Hall station. Sometimes they held blockbuster exhibition. Great to go to with kids.

Thank young92
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Can't be too critical because it's free. Had a cool exhibition from the British Council. Not far from the city hall area. Can be found easy enough from signposts. Check it out

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
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Walk within this area, centered on what used to be the
western gate of traditional Seoul, and you'll get a
glimpse of Korea’s past through the beautiful and
historic buildings that are scattered throughout.
Whether wandering around Deoksugung’s palace walls or
touring more historically somber sites such as
Seodaemun Prison, this is one of the best places for
culture, architecture, and history lovers. Jeongdong
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