국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

  • Open today

    10:00 - 18:00

    The Outdoor Exhibition Area is open from 7:00 am.

  • Admission Fees

    Free

    Separate charge for the special exhibitions

    • Exhibition Hall

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday : 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm

      Wednesday & Saturday : 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm

      The museum is open daily.

      Closed on January 1st, Seollal (Feb. 12, 2021), Chuseok (Sep. 21, 2021)

      The Outdoor Exhibition Area is open from 7:00 am.

      The National Museum of Korea is scheduled to undertake periodic inspection on its Permanent Exhibition Hall on Nov 1st, 2021.

      No ticket required.

    • Children’s Museum

    • Session 1 : 10:00 am ~ 11:50 am

      Session 2 : 12:00 pm ~ 1:20 pm

      Session 3 : 1:30 pm ~ 2:50 pm

      Session 4 : 3:00 pm ~ 4:20 pm

      Session 5 : 4:30 pm ~ 5:50 pm

      The Children's Museum will be open until 8:50 pm only on the last Wednesday of every month.

      A maximum of 70 people per session are allowed.

      Admission is free, but you must have a ticket to enter the Children's Museum.

      For each session, online reservations are available for 70 tickets.

    • Admission Fees

    • Admission is free to the Main Exhibition Hall and the Children's Museum.

      There is a separate charge for the special exhibition in the Special Exhibition Gallery.

    • Visitor Services

    • Wheelchairs and strollers are available free of charge in the Great Hall.
      ※ Baby carriages are only rented for children who weigh less than 15kg.

      The museum has a free coat check to the west of the Main Entrance.

      Coin storage lockers are available at two locations: in the Special Exhibition Gallery and in front of the Children’s Museum. A refundable 100 won coin is required.

      A nursing room is located in the Great Hall, on the first floor, across from the museum shop.

      There are three museum shops, as well as an online store. [online store (in Korean)]

  • Visitor Tips

    • Smoking is prohibited on museum property, except in designated smoking areas.
    • Food, beverages, and pets are prohibited. Certified Service Animals are permitted to assist visitors with disabilities.
    • Cell phones must be turned off or switched to silent mode before you enter the exhibition galleries.
    • Please be quiet and do not run in the exhibition halls.
    • Do not touch artifacts or behave in any way that might damage the items on display.
    • Photography without a flash is permitted in the museum, but photographs may only be used for private purposes. Tripods are not permitted in any part of the museum.
    • Photography or videotaping for commercial purposes requires advanced written permission from the museum.
    • Bicycles, skateboards, inline skates, rollerblades, roller skates, and shoes with wheels are prohibited on museum property.