Museums: Seoul South

Museum Kimchikan
Kimchi exhibition and experience venue located in Insa-dong. 4th ~ 6th Floor of MUSEUM KIMCHIKAN, 35-4, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul. The Museum Kimchikan  is Kimchi-specialized museum that serves as an active kimchi experienc...
Hanwon Museum of Art
Private art museum displays traditional oriental paintings of Korean masters as well as contemporary paintings. It holds special exhibition regularly. Hanwon building B1, 1449-12 Seocho 3-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Seoul Olympic Museum
The Seoul Olympic Museum was founded to commemorate 88 Seoul Olympic Game in 1990. Information & displays relating to the Olympic Games and 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. 424 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Horim Museum
A collection of works of fine art owned by Horim Chang-Seop Yun. The museum owns more than 10,000 pieces of Korean art including more than 3,000 earthenwares, 2,100 porcelains, 1,100 celadons. 53 Nambusunhwan-ro 152-gil, Gwanak-gu, Seoul.
SOMA Museum of Art
Collections of modern sculptures and visual structures. Resting place for public. Closed on Mondays. 88-2 Bange-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Mok-A Budhist Museum
Mok-A Museum specializes in exhibiting various artifacts related to Buddhist paintings, statues, works of calligraphy, figures. It is located about 65km/41miles southeast of Seoul.Open throughout the year.396-2 Iho-ri, Gangchon-myeon,Yeoju-si,Gyeonggi-do
Space*C
Cultural complex Space*C operated by Coreana features cosmetics museum and exhibition halls The museum displays cosmetics-related items & works along with beauty shop and cafe. 827 Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
Seoul Museum of Art/Nam Seoul
Seoul Museum of Art-Nam Seoul, once Belgium consulate building , opened to the public as museums and historic attractions. 2076, Nambusunhwan-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul,
Ho-Am Art Museum
Korean traditional works of art and beautiful Korean garden. Located in Yongin inside the ground of Everland Amusement Park 40km/25miles south of Seoul.Open:Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00.Closed on Mondays and holidays. 204 Gasil-ri, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si
Figure Museum W
Figure Museum W have collections of poseable character figurine from a film, comic book, video game, or television program. Located near Apgujeong Rodeo Station (Bundang Line, Exit 4)100m walk. 3 Seolleung-ro 158-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
Horim Museum Sinsa Branch
More than 10,000 articles on display consist of earthenware, pottery, paintings, books and craft works. Open 10:30-18:00. 317 Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Museums in Korean Folk Vilage
Korean Folk Village has displays & museums of traditional Korean houses and village life. There is a Korean food court, where they offers a variety of dining.They also perform traditional folk activities on weekends. Located 32km/20miles south of Seo
63 Wax Musium
63 Wax Musium features more than 70 wax figures based on different themes including Marilyn Monroe, Beethoven, Abraham Lincoln and great leaders of Korea. 50, 63-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul.
Pulmuone Kimchi Museum
More than 80 different kimchi are exhibited with kimchi models and the museum displays comprehensive references related to Kimchi. Closed on Mondays. 159 Samsung-dong, Gangman-gu, Seoul.
Gyeonggi Ceramic Museum
The ceramic museum located approximately 50 minutes drive southeast of Seoul specializes in ceramics exhibition. 72-1 Sam-ri, Gonjiam-eup, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Incheon Children Museum
Hand-on Museum features culture observation, science observation, teaching tools playroom, reading room, dinosaur adventure, 3D movie and art class. Munhak Stadium, 482 Munhak-dong, Nam-gu, Incheon.
Museum of Art Seoul National University
This museum designed by renowned Rem Koolhaas is located within the university campus exhibiting traditional culture and humanity in Korea. San 56-1 Silim-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul.
Toilet Museum
Two-story toilet-shaped building turned into a toilet museum. Sim Jae-Duck(known as Mr. Toilet), former mayor of Suwon, founded The World Toilet Association. Fun exhibitions. 9 Jangan-ro, 458beon-gil, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Bow Museum, Bucheon
Bow Museum located in Bucheon features traditional Korean bows and arrows. There are several small museums in Bucheon City. 210 Gilju-ro, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Lotte World Folk Museum
Halls of Korean history and miniature dioramas of Korean traditional life. Located in Jamsil, where the Lotte World is located. 240 Olympic-daero(40-1 Jamsil-dong), Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Simone Handbag Museum
Handbag museum located in the main Garosugil area. This museum showcases over 300 handbags dating from 1550 to the trsent day. 17 Dosan-Daero 13-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
Gyeonggi Provincial Museum
Paintings, ceramics, calligraphies & ancient artifacts. Special exhibition and permanent exhibition. Admission is free. Open throughout the year. Located in Singal, Southern Seoul suburbs.
Museum of Gukak
The Museum of Gugak is Gukak-specialized museum that has served as an active Gugak educational center with its permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions. 2364, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul.
Seoul Baekje Museum
Baekje Kingdom related museum. Close to Olympic park, Lotte World, Seokchon lake. Mongchontoseong Station Line 8 Exit 1. 71, Wiryeseong-daero(88-20, Bangi-dong), Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Samsung Innovation Museum
The museum shows the history of the electronics industry. Samsung Innovation Museum is located at the Digital City of Samsung Electronics in Suwon in the southern outskirts of Seoul. 129 Samsung-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
The museum was established in 1969 and moved to new impressive facility in 1986. A large gallery in museum has artworks of leading Korean artists and internationally renowned artists. 313 Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Gwacheon National Science Museum
The museum offers a wide variety of interactive exhibitions to provide scientific and technological knowledge. Open 09:30-17:30. Closed on Mondays. 100 Daegongwon Gwangjang-gil ,Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do.
Korea Bonsai Museum
Museum featuring miniature bonsai trees. 1-376 Naegok-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul.
Amsa-dong Prehistoric Museum/Village
Amsa-dong prehistoric village depicts the lifestyle of Neolithic Era(7000BC-1000BC) and the exhibition halls display ancient artifacts and relics. Located near Amsa Station, Line 4. 139-4 Amsa-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul.
The Museum of Photography, Seoul
This first photography museum in Korea is established in 2002. Exhibition venue for photography. Photography classes in Korean. Location: Mongchontoseong Sation, Line 8, Exit 2. 19-20F,Hanmi Tower, 14 Uiryeosung-daero(Bangi-dong), Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Samsung Transportation Museum
Transportation museum in Gyeonggi-do, near Everland provides an understanding of automobile mechanism and history of racing car. A childrens section is available. 292 Yuun-ro, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gun, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Gyeomjae Jeongseon Memorial Museum
Gyeomjae Jeong seon (1676–1759) was a renowned Korean landscape painter, who lived from 1676 to 1759, during the Joseon Dynasty. 36 Yangcheon-ro 47-gil, Gangseo-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art designed by Rem Koolhaas, Jean Nouvel and Mario Botta exhibits Korean traditional art and works of art by Korean and international artists.Location:Hanganjin Station, Line 6, Exit 1, 100m. 747-18 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Hangaram Art Museum
The museum displays cultural arts and has a library that has more than 60,000 books. Closes on the last Monday of the month. 2406, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
Pearl S. Buck Memorial Hall
Pearl S. Buck Memorial Hall displays 232 showcase pieces to succeed Ms. Pearl S. Buck’s philanthropic and spirit of self-sacrifice . 214-gil, Sosa-gu, Bucheon City (Simgokbon-dong)
Mongchon Museum of History
A museum where visitors can trace the long and rich history of Seoul and Hangang river. Admission is free. 88 Bange-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Seonbawi Museum of Fine Art
The museum houses folk art paintings by renowned painter Lee Seo-Ji including traditional Korean paintings, contemporary paintings and landscape. 34 Munaemi-gil, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
The Museum of Korean Embroidery
Features Korean embroidery collections from the Joseon dynasty. A great way to learn about Korean culture through textile art. Located near Hakdong Station. 4th Floor Sajeonga building, 89-4 Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.

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