Introduction

Seoul Museum of History captures the traditional culture of Seoul. Vestiges from the prehistoric era to modern Seoul are on display. Many of the Joseon Dynasty relics were donated during the Relic Donation Campaign. Also, the landscape of Seoul is recreated when it was the capital of the Joseon Dynasty. Another exhibit showcases the daily life of the Seoulites, while another presents items through an online cyber museum. The Special Exhibition Hall, the Exhibition Hall for Donated Relics, and Museum Shop where cultural products are produced and sold.

 

Address: 

55, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

 

Homepage: 

www.museum.seoul.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

 

 

How To Use

 

Admission / Participation Fees: 

Free (Separate charges may apply for some special exhibitions)

 

Parking Fee: 

Available (recommend taking public transportation)
* Visitors using the museum get a parking stamp at the information desk on the first floor.
* Parking hours: 08:00-22:00
* Inquiries: +82-2-724-0234

 

Structure Size: 

Exhibition Hall: 7,034㎡

 

 

Transportation

 

[Subway]
Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), and Exit 7 or 8.
Upon exiting the station, turn around, and turn right at the 4-way Intersection.

Go straight about 500m to arrive at the museum on the right.

[Bus]
Take Bus No. 101, 160, 260, 270, 271, 470, 710 or 721 and get off at 'Seoul Musuem of History.Gyeonggyojang.Gangbuk Samseong Hospital' Bus Stop

 

 

Additional Info

 

Program Information: 

Audio Guide free rental available (Information Desk, 1F)
Available languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
Hours: 10:00-19:00 (rental: 10:00-17:00)

 

Foreign Language Intepretation Services: 

Audio Guide free rental available (Information Desk, 1F)
Available languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
Hours: 10:00-19:00 (rental: 10:00-17:00)

 

Reservations: 

Docent guided tour reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.
Inquiries: +82-2-1724-0274

 

tel: +82-2-724-0274

zipcode: 03177

infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-724-0274, 0276

parkingculture: Available

restdateculture: Mondays, January 1st, Mayor designated holidays

usetimeculture: March-October: 09:00-20:00
(Weekends & Holidays: 09:00-19:00)
November-February: 09:00-20:00
(Weekends & Holidays: 09:00-18:00)

* Last admission: 1 hr before closing.

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