Main Venue of Korean Art Scene

Seoul Museum of Art Seosomun

서울시립미술관 서소문

Hidden behind Deoksugung Palace along the Deoksugung Stonewall Road, Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) is more famous amongst Seoulites than tourists, regularly hosting both major Korean and international modern art exhibitions and boasting one of the city's more gorgeous gardens. SeMA is comprised of several branches located across Seoul, but the Seosomun Branch is its main location and the largest, with six exhibition halls and galleries, a library, lecture halls, and cafes. The building itself is a work of art; a classical Western-style structure that once housed the Supreme Court, with a tall glass roof bringing plenty of natural light into the museum. 

 

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Company NameSeoul Museum of Art Seosomun (서울시립미술관 서소문)
Category Arts & Performance
Phone+82-2-2124-8800
E-mailsema@seoul.go.kr
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Languages Available English
Opening HoursSummer season (March - October): Weekdays 10:00-20:00 / Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays 10:00-19:00

Winter season (November - February): Weekdays 10:00-20:00 / Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays 10:00-18:00

Museum Night: open till 22:00 every second and fourth Wednesday of the month

*Last admission is one hour before closing time.
Closed DaysMondays and New Year's Day

Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea 61 Deoksugung-gil

Take Lines 1 or 2 to City Hall Station and go out either Exit 1 or 12 -> Walk up the road towards the Deoksugung Palace wall about 50 meters. -> Turn left and walk straight about 100 meters. -> Turn left into SeMA garden and go up the garden towards the SeMA Museum entrance.

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