Events in Seoul

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Seoul

Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

Seoul

Landmarks Museums

Leeum Samsung Museum of Art is an aesthetic repository of art and culture. An interesting blend of traditional Korean artwork and contemporary, modern art by Korean and Foreign artists.

Uniquely located in Hannam-dong, Itaewon, on the slope of Namsan Mountain and beautifully overlooking the Han River, Leeum Museum of Art is a nexus of culture, architecture and nature. The complex was built in 2004 with the purpose of preserving and exhibit Korean cultural heritage.

The museum itself has two main buildings: Museum 1, designed by Mario Botta (famous Swiss architect), is dedicated to traditional Korean artwork. Museum 2, designed by Jean Nouvel (a famous French architect), is showcasing contemporary, modern art by Korean and foreign artists. Both buildings are architecturally gorgeous. There is a third building which has a rotating exhibit showing works from many famous artists. The entire museum space creates a dynamic relationship between the building, the site and the city, so make sure you take the time to enjoy the outside as well as the inside.

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10:30am - 6pm. Closed: Every Monday. Click to view admission fees.

Contact Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

Make Enquiry

Directions

747-18, Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea 140-893, Itaewon

View Larger Map

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Seoul.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share your Guide to Seoul with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Seoul is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations