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Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

747-18, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-890, South Korea
+82 2-2014-6900
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747-18, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-890, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The historical part has a spectacular scenography, and we contemporary part displays a very interesting masterpiece of great artist. You should count 3 hour for the visit.

Thank lo_lausanne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking from the outside I really can't wait to get into this museum as I expected to see something special there. Not interesting. Absolutely poor museum. Really disappointing. Now, after the visit, I wish I staid away and save time and money because it was...More

Thank DmitryStPetersburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

By looking at the outside, you feel you want to go in and have a look at it. I was with my mom to visit this place with the hired private tour guide. I spent almost 4 hours to visit several levels of museum and...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you're not into modern art, the museum's architecture is worth the visit and before or after the visit you can walk around the neighborhood that surrounds the museum. Is a very modern part of the city with great restaurants.

1  Thank Flaviosch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is kinda small than it seems. Entrance is 10,000 wons...some nice pictures can be taken outside the museum. Nice location close to Itaewon. Modern art section is pretty good

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Despite being in Seoul a few times already, this was the first time I made the track to Leeum. This is definitely one I regret not going to earlier. The museum is split into two permanent exhibitions: Beyond Time, which houses historical art, and Beyond...More

Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This a museum of modern art, so if you enjoy a more realistic style, this isn't for you. Took the subway and then walked about 10-15 minutes to get here. Hangangin station I believe, exit 10. Once you get outside follow the signs, turn right...More

Thank KW M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It was a cold day in Seoul (minus degrees) and the 4 of us decided to take the taxi from Myeongdong to the Leeum Samsung museum. The fare was fairly reasonable and is less than 5000 won (US$4.15) and we were there in about 15...More

Thank peggy y
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The Leeum (Samsung Museum) itself is a work of art, with architecture by Rem Koolhaus, Mario Botta and Jean Nouvel. It is much larger than I realized, so I saw the complete modern and contemporary collection, but only scratched the surface of the tradional museum....More

Thank Lulunolu
Reviewed 11 March 2017

1) Museum is not so big as it seems. Admission is 10000 won 2) Open 10:30–18:00. Usually it's closed on Mondays 3) Buildings and space around the museum are one of the main things to look at 4) Children are welcome! Koreans love children, so...More

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Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
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and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
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trendy international restaurants dot the area
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