King Sejong The Great Memorial Hall was established in Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, in November 1970, in the memory of King Sejong and his saintly virtues and great achievements. Officially opened to the public in October 1973, the memorial hall is a modern structure housing an exhibition area, auditorium, laboratory, and a reference room. The exhibition area is further divided into the Hangeul Room, Science Room, Traditional Music Room, King Sejong Art Room, and an outdoor exhibition space.



56, Hoegi-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul[Google Map]


Length of Tour: 

Approx. 30-40min



Homepage: (Korean only)



How To Use


Admission / Participation Fees: 

Adults 3,000 won / Students (including children) 1,500 won

※ Free admission: Babies (ages under 4), Seniors (ages 65 or more), people with disabilities (upon presenting welfare card)


Parking Fee: 

No charge for museum visitors


Structure Size: 






Korea Univ. Station (Seoul Subway Line 6), Exit 3.
Go 65m straight and turn right at the first corner.
Go straight 520m along the street and turn right onto Hongneung-ro.
Walk straight (110m) until you see the museum on your left.

Take bus No. 1219 or 1215 to King Sejong the Great Memorial Hall Ap bus stop.



Additional Info


Industry Information: 

Reservations required for groups



Reservations required for groups


tel: +82-31-885-9952, 9954

zipcode: 02456

accomcountculture: Small auditorium (200 seats), medium auditorium (250 seats)

infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-885-9952, 9954

parkingculture: Available

restdateculture: Mondays, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day), New Year's Day

usetimeculture: March-October 09:00-18:00
November-February 09:00-17:30
* Last admission: 30 minute before closing.

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