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The most beautiful place of Korea. Good for enjoy the nature and transitional and mordern art. The... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Hyejin L
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힐링하기 좋은 곳/Nice place to feel korea.

오크밸리 안에 있으면서 아주 조용하고 흥미로운 장소입니다. 입장료가 비싸고 미취학아동은 제임스터렐전을 볼수 없다는 아쉬움이 있지만 방문할 가치는 있습니다. It's a nice... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
MinsukY6
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful place of Korea. Good for enjoy the nature and transitional and mordern art. The park is wonderful. Entrance is expensive. I recommend here for the every age people.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Hyejin L
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

오크밸리 안에 있으면서 아주 조용하고 흥미로운 장소입니다. 입장료가 비싸고 미취학아동은 제임스터렐전을 볼수 없다는 아쉬움이 있지만 방문할 가치는 있습니다. It's a nice place to look james turrell's master piece

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MinsukY6
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We came there and thought as amazing it might be how can it rival the museums of NY. But it was more than NY can be with the structure into the hills, the pools of water.. There was a video sculpture Nam June Paik -...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is a real treasure and absolutely worth the time to visit. The facility and more importantly the permanent exhibitions are all too notch. By far the most artistically fulfilling exhibition is the James Terrell permanent exhibition, 100% worth the extra ticket price and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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J K, Promotions Representative at Museum SAN, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you, haoancheng, for a very detailed review! We appreciate the visit and loved having you here. We hope that you get a chance to come back possibly in a different season since we offer different experience with each changing season.

Reviewed 1 August 2017

This museum was a breath of fresh air during the hot and humid summer. Although there was a bit of a walk to get to the museum, the sights and sounds of the trees, flowers, the breeze, and sculptures made the stroll quite pleasant during...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kristie A
J K, Promotions Representative at Museum SAN, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Kristie A, thank you so much for your review! We appreciate your take on the museum, and we hope that you get a chance to come back to the museum in the fall when the weather is cooler and the surrounding landscape has added color~~

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Museum SAN is an awesome place to visit! I love how the architectural style of the museum plays well with the surrounding landscape. I'm quite sad that I only had an hour to spend there, but I am for sure going back in the near...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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J K, Promotions Representative at Museum SAN, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you, Nakyung K! We appreciate your review and hope you can come back and stay for a lengthier period.

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

My first time came to this museum, it has large complex, the building and style are modern and unique. From the history of paper, art painting and the exquisite James Turrel imagination. A new experience for seeing this. It's lot of fun with groups. Grade...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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J K, Promotions Representative at Museum SAN, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks, Ivan O! We appreciate your feedback and hope to have you visit us again.

Reviewed 12 May 2017

For Art Lovers (particularly contemporary art) this is a must see place in Asia. Starting with the location and the architecture, continuing with the artworks everything is outstanding. The building has a clear marked design of Tadao Ando and it's wonderful, in line with all...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jupiter81
J K, Promotions Representative at Museum SAN, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks, Jupiter81! We really appreciate the detailed review of yours. Hope to have you visit us again here at Museum SAN.

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It is a nice museum as all other reviews mentioned. I am sharing how we went there without driving. You will need to go to Seoul express bus terminal subway station, then go up to the bus terminal for bus tickets going to Wonju. Bus...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

The Museum SAN is absolutely stunning! I was looking for some sort of good and memorable place where I could go with my children. Plus I wanted a place where is in nature so that I could leave a busy and complicated city for a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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