Museums: Seoul North
Seoul Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Museum
When you are near Gyeong-dong herbal medicine market(Jegidong Station, Line 1, Exit 2), drop by this museum. The museum displays over 500 medical ingredients and 400 artifacts related to oriental medicine. B2 128 Wangsan-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul(Website i...
Kyungin Museum of Fine Art
The museum is located in the center of Insadong. It is famous as a cultural space for artists and tourists from home and abroad. Displays of old sculpture of tea-house and well-tended garden. Admission is free. 11-4 Insadong 10-gil , Jongro-gu, Seoul.
Knives and swords from all over the world. Global collection of swords and knives include ornamental knives, antique knives, military knives, swords for martial arts and Asian period swords.B1 192-11 Gwanhun-dong, Jongno-gu,Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Museum Kimchikan, a new museum of Kimchi based on a long tradition, is starting to tell new stories of the old food, Kimchi, to both Koreans and people throughout the world. 4th ~ 6th Floor of MUSEUM KIMCHIKAN, 35-4, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seou...
Seoul National Science Museum
The museum features interactive exhibition and offers several educational programs for children and all ages. Open 09:30-17:30. Closed on Mondays. 215 Changyunggung, Jongno-gu, Seoul.
Korean Finance History Museum
The museum displays antiquities related to history of Shinhan Bank and Korean finance history and currencies. 62-12, Taepyeong-ro 1ga, Jung-gu, Seoul.
Seoul Museum of Art(SeMA)/Seosomun
The Seoul Museum of Art is an art museum operated by Seoul City and located in downtown of Seoul. The Seosomun Main Building consists of special exhibition halls, permanent exhibition spaces, seminar rooms, library 7 cafeteria. Near City Hall S...
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art: Seoul
The museum has four branches, including Gwacheon, Deoksugung , Seoul and Cheongju (expected to open in 2015). Seoul Museum specializes in introducing global contemporary art. 30 Samcheong-ro, Sogyeok-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.
Seoul Museum of Chicken Art
The museum located in Bukchon is a small private museum that collects chicken related artifacts from all over the world. The museum displays more than 3000 artifacts related to chicken. 66, Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Rolling Ball Museum & Fun Museum
Rolling Ball Museum displays magical kinetic works of art by sculptor Bruce Gray. Fun Museum is opposite Roling Ball Museum. Seodaemun Station (Line 5,Exit 5). Go straight 300m and turn right at the 4-way Intersection. Kyunghyang Art Hill is on the left.
Ewha Womans University Museum
Permanent exhibition, modern art, special exhibition, donated, costume exhibition , library, pottery room, art shop, bookstore. Ewha Womans University, 11-1 Daehyeon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul.
The museum displays mainly favorite accessories of Korean women in the Joseon dynasty era. They have more than10.000 artfacts including ornamental accessories, craftworks, furniture, folk arts, daily necessities. 192-10 Gwanhun-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.
Donglim Korean Knot Museum
Established in 2004, the museum displays variety of decorative traditional knotting. The museum offers one-day classes for visitors who wants to participate in making his own knot work. 11-7 Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only).
Seoul Childrens Museum
Seoul Childrens Museum is built by Seoul City. Cultural and educational resource for children and toddlers. Opening hours:10 am – 6 pm (last admission 4 pm). Closed on Monday, New Year, Lunar New Year, Chuseok. 216 Neung-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul.
Total Museum of Contemporay Art
The private museum located in Pyeongchang-dong showcases contemporary Korean art. The main building has 3 floors including space for several exhibitions. It has outdoor space for events along with many sculptures. 465-16 Pyeongchang-dong, Jongno-gu,Seoul
The Buk Seoul Museum of Art
The Buk Seoul Museum of Art is an art museum operated by Seoul City Council and located in north-eastern part of Seoul. The museum is a public art complex that communicates and connects directly with its audience. 1238 Dongil-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul.
Han Sangsu Embroidery Museum
Established in 2005 by a Korean master in embroidery. The museum consists of several exhibitions halls and workshop rooms. Embroidery classes are held by the museum. Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00. 11-32 Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Onggi Folk Museum
A Unique collections of Korean pottery are displayed. Children pottery classes, minwha classes, special classes are held at the museum. 497-15 Ssangmun-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Toto's Nostalgia Museum
A small museum located in Insadong, visitors will find paintings, arts and crafts, toys, magazines, clocks, stamps, household items and handcrafted accessories and daily items from the 1970s and 1980s in Korea. 169-22 Gwanhun-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.
The National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
The National Museum of Korean Contemporary history, located Gwanghwamun area, is dedicated to Korean contemporary history. Open: 9:00am-6:00pm(Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun), 9:00am-21:00pm(Wed, Sat) Closed on Mondays & Jan 1.198 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul
History Museum of Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres
Museum of Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres shows the historical materials and relics of sisters who sacrificed their lives for their religion. Location: Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres, 74-2 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)