National Museum of KoreaFree: All time

The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea. Since its establishment in 1945, the museum has been committed to various studies and research activities in the fields of archaeology, history, and art, continuously developing a variety of exhibitions and education programs. The museum is divided into three floors. Symbolically, the left of the museum is supposed to represent the past, while the right side of the museum represents the future. A poll of nearly 2,000 foreign visitors, conducted in 2011, stated that visiting the Museum is one of their favorite activities in Seoul. Also, while in the neighbohood, check out the War Memorial of Korea nearby. (free!)

Address: 137, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Opening hours: Tue, Thu, Fri 9am – 6pm; Wed, Sat 9am – 9pm; Sun 9am – 7pm
Direction: Underground Line 4 to Ichon Station, Exit 2; Bus #502, #0018 to National Museum of Korea Stop
Phone: +82-2-2077-9047

Photo credit: National Museum of Korea